Marian Ingrams specialises in helping individuals and communities achieve remedy for corporate human rights abuses through the OECD’s non-judicial grievance mechanism. Marian coordinates the strategic and logistical activities of the OECD Watch network, advises complaints and appeals filed through National Contact Points. Marian also supports SOMO’s Rights, Remedy and Accountability team through research and advocacy on other alternative dispute mechanisms.
Before joining SOMO in 2018, Marian completed a research grant in India on gender budgeting and gender mainstreaming in sustainable finance. Prior to that, she provided research, advocacy, legislative drafting, and litigation support for NGOs in India, Myanmar, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Marian also 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 ‘juris doctor’ from Harvard Law School, where she specialised in public international law, human rights, and global development.