Misa Norigami is a corporate researcher for the Counter, SOMO’s pro bono helpdesk for activists working to hold companies that cause social harm and environmental destruction to account. She also conducts supply chain research.
Before joining SOMO, she worked as a researcher at the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, where she conducted research on the social and environmental impacts of Japanese companies and policy development by the Japanese government. She also previously interned at the International Labour Organization Office for Japan (Tokyo, Japan) conducting research on business and human rights, and at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Geneva, Switzerland), where she provided assistance to the UN treaty bodies.
Misa holds a Master of Laws in public international law and a Bachelor of Laws from Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan), as well as an advanced Master of Laws in European and International Human Rights Law from Leiden University (Leiden, the Netherlands).