Judith Schönsteiner lives and researches in Chile, specializing in Business and Human Rights issues. She is a member of the Human Rights Centre at the Diego Portales University, and an associate professor of public international law and international human rights law at the same institution. Judith earned her doctorate in international law from the University of Essex, where she also did her LL.M. in International Human Rights Law. She has researched, published and taught on topics related to the Inter-American System of Human Rights, the human rights impact of mining in communities in Chile, and the human rights obligations of state-owned enterprises. Furthermore, in 2015 and 2016, she was in charge of elaborating the first Chilean Baseline Study on Business and Human Rights, also a first in the Americas. Her research has been funded by the British Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Chilean Conicyt, and the Danish Institute of Human Rights, among others. In 2015 and 2016, she was a member of the Chilean Presidential Advisory Commission on the Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.