Caroline Hunt-Matthes

Caroline Hunt-Matthes, MPA

MPA (Harvard University)

Faculty, Critical Thinking, Law and Ethics

Caroline Hunt-Matthes is an Independent Investigations Practitioner, specializing in the field of sexual and gender-based violence. She has an MPA from Harvard University, and is trained as a Human Rights lawyer.

She was the founding Editor of the European Journal for Criminal Policy and Research at the Dutch Ministry of Justice in the Hague prior to serving as a civilian peacekeeper and United Nations staff member for 15 years including the pioneering United Nations human rights field mission to Rwanda in 1994. She continues to train military and civilians prior to their deployment with UN peacekeeping missions. She has championed the importance of safe reporting channels as the foundation of International Protection as a UN whistleblower in the longest litigation in UN history (2004-2018). Her research focus is whistleblower protection in international organisations.

She currently teaches Corporate Social Responsibility and Diversity and Ethics at Grenoble Business School (GEM), and is a member of faculty at Webster University, Geneva.

In addition to social justice, she is passionate about Nature and was the founding member, trustee and Chair to Natures Rights Charity until 2018 and is a co-author of The Hague Principles which embody human responsibility in relationship to earth stewardship. She is currently a board member of the Earth Focus Foundation in Geneva and an advisor to the Global Geneva magazine.