Sarah McGrath - Legal & Policy Director
Sarah McGrath is the Legal and Policy Director at the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), an organization harnessing the collective power of progressive organizations to push governments to create and enforce rules over corporations that promote human rights and reduce inequality. At ICAR, Sarah is responsible for the leadership and management of the Legal and Policy Program which includes a range of initiatives to build and implement accountability frameworks in both domestic and internal arenas. Sarah represents ICAR on the Fair Labor Association’s Civil Society Caucus and is a member of the Stakeholder Advisory Board to the U.S. National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Prior to joining ICAR, Sarah served as the Adviser to the President at the Australian Human Rights Commission and led the development of the Commission’s business and human rights program. Previously, Sarah worked in the Commission’s International Programs Unit providing secretariat and research support to the Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions.
Sarah is a law graduate from the University of Technology Sydney and is admitted to practice in New South Wales, Australia. She holds a Masters in Global Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney, and is undertaking a PhD at the University of New South Wales. Her research is examining corporate accountability in the context of transitioning countries.