Dr Chiara Macchi is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Researcher at Wageningen University & Research Law Group with a research project on Business and Human Rights in the policies of the European Union. She is an associate member of the Essex Business and Human Rights Project and a member of the European Law Institutes project Business and Human Rights: Access to Justice and Effective Remedies. She is co-chair of the Business and Human Rights working group of the Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research. She has authored publications on the right to water, climate due diligence, extraterritorial human rights obligations, human rights due diligence legislation, the trade-human rights link and the human rights responsibilities of investors. She is an assistant editor of Transnational Environmental Law. She was previously a post-doctoral researcher in International Law at the SantAnna School of Advanced Studies. She conducts consultancies for governments, NGOs, companies, trade unions and lawyers on business and human rights-related issues.