Surya Deva

Surya Deva is an Associate Professor at the School of Law, City University Hong Kong and member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Deva’s research and publications have contributed substantially to the areas of Business and Human Rights. He has also previously advised UN/EU bodies, states, multinational corporations and civil society organisations on matters related to business and human rights.  Surya has authored several books on business and human rights, including Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights: Context and Contours (co-editor with David Bilchitz) (CUP, 2017); Human Rights Obligations of Business: Beyond the Corporate Responsibility to Respect? (Co-editor with David Bilchitz) (CUP, 2013); and Regulating Corporate Human Rights Violations: Humanizing Business (Routledge, 2012).  He is one of the founding Editors-in-Chief of the Business and Human Rights Journal (CUP).