Peter Frankental

Peter Frankental

Economic Relations Programme Director, Amnesty International UK

Peter joined Amnesty International UK in 1998, and is currently the Economic Relations Programme Director. His previous career included six years as a business analyst in the private sector and four years as a project manager within the UK National Health Service. He has also worked in the field of social regeneration, running capacity-building programmes for community organisations.

Peter’s first degree was in Mathematical Statistics and he has subsequently undertaken postgraduate studies at the London School of Economics (MSc Econ),the Institute of Latin American Studies (MA), and the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (MSc).

Peter has been an adviser to the International Commission of Jurists panel on corporate complicity, and was on the Steering Group of a three-year research project (2004-2007), to develop a methodology for human rights impact assessments and apply it to five case studies of affected communities. He currently serves on the Board of the Corporate Responsibility Coalition of NGOs (CORE), as a trustee of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, and of Music in Detention, an organisation that runs music workshops in Immigration Detention Centres.

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