Isabella D. Bunn
Dr. Isabella D. Bunn
Isabella is an international lawyer and policy advisor, with transatlantic experience as corporate counsel, trade and investment director, and endowed professor of business ethics. Based at the University of Oxford, she is Research Fellow in Governance and Global Ethics at Regent’s Park College, Associate Director of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture, and Trustee of the Oxford Peace Research Trust. She is also a member of the British Academy’s Corporate Advisory Group for the Future of the Corporation. Isabella is the Distinguished Fellow in Corporate Social Responsibility at the Washington Institute for Business, Government & Society, and a Fellow of the Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism. Her academic background includes a BS in Foreign Service, MA in International Relations, JD cum laude, MPhil in Theology, and PhD in human rights law.
Isabella serves on the International Advisory Council of Oxford Analytica, a geopolitical analysis firm, and engages with various consulting projects and client programs. The firm is now part of FiscalNote, a leading global policy and market intelligence company headquartered in Washington, DC. She is also a Senior Advisor to the Oxford Analytica Foundation.
Throughout her career, Isabella has held leadership roles within the global legal profession. These have included: Council Member, ABA International Law Section; Chair, ABA Center for Human Rights Advisory Council; International Co-Chair, Fellows of the American Bar Foundation; Founding Executive Council, Society of International Economic Law; Steering Group on Business and the Rule of Law, UN Global Compact; Board of Directors, Internet Bar Organization. In 2018, Isabella was appointed to the ABA United Nations Representatives and Observers Committee. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative, which works around the world to support justice, good governance, and accountability. Isabella has an abiding interest in how the private sector can advance a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable global economy.