Head of Due Diligence
Tyler Gillard is the Head of Due Diligence Unit and Senior Legal Adviser in the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct. He leads the OECD’s work in the financial, textiles, mining & metals, oil & gas and agriculture sectors. Tyler joined the OECD in 2009 to lead the multi-stakeholder negotiation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas. He has since overseen the development of numerous global supply chain standards. Tyler works closely with governments, the private sector and civil society to implement these standards and integrate them into national policies, regulations and industry practice. Before joining the OECD, Tyler was a fellow in international law at Columbia Law School where he worked with the Human Rights Institute and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment on responsible business conduct, international investment law and transparency in the extractive industry. He has an LL.M. from Columbia Law School and an LL.B. from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London.