Marian G. Ingrams coordinates the OECD Watch network. She plans and undertakes the network’s strategic and logistical activities. She advises complaints to National Contact Points and appeals to the OECD Investment Committee. She also engages in advocacy towards the OECD secretariat and individual states to encourage improvement on human rights, labour rights, and environmental issues. Outside of her work with OECD Watch, Marian supports SOMO’s Rights, Remedy and Accountability team through research and advocacy on adverse corporate impacts and remedy via non-NCP alternative dispute mechanisms.
Before joining OECD Watch and SOMO in 2018, Marian completed a research grant in India on gender budgeting and gender mainstreaming in sustainable finance. Prior to that, she lived in Myanmar providing legislative advice and project implementation for an NGO focused on land rights. She has also provided research, advocacy, legislative drafting, and litigation support for other NGOs in India, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Before attending law school, Marian served for four years as the foreign, trade, and defence policy advisor to a U.S. Senator.
Marian received her BA in history from Yale University and her JD from Harvard Law School, where she specialised in public international law, human rights, and global development.