International Attorney and Research Associate
Jacqueline Musiitwa is an international attorney specialized in business and human rights. She previously served in various leadership capacities at Rio Tinto, the Trade and Development Bank (TDB Group), World Trade Organization, the World Bank, and as an attorney running a legal consultancy. Jacqueline has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at universities in the U.S. and Rwanda and spends her time researching the growing relationship between China and Africa as a Research Associate at the China Law Development Project at Oxford University.
She was a Young Global Leader 2011 (World Economic Forum), an Archbishop Desmond Tutu fellow 2011 (African Leadership Institute), the 2012 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellow, and a 2014 New Voices Fellow (Aspen Institute) and is a Term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
She serves a member of the United Nations Committee for Development Policy and on the board of the International Rescue Committee UK. Jacqueline received a Bachelor of Arts from Davidson College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne. Jacqueline and her husband Brian enjoy doing yoga, traveling and spending time with their two kids outdoors.