Jack Freed is a second-year MPP student focused on improving business performance on human rights and the environment. He completed an internship at the UN Business and Human Rights Unit, where he worked on thematic issues including ESG reporting, labor rights, and State-based accountability and remedy mechanisms. Jack is also a student volunteer with the Lowenstein Project on Human Rights at the Yale School of Law, where he supported a research project on regulatory trends towards mandatory human rights due diligence. Before coming to Yale, he served as an Associate at The Cohen Group, a Washington, D.C.-based advisory firm. In this role, he supported Fortune 500 clients with geopolitical risk analysis, market-entry, and business development. Jack graduated from the University of Virginia in 2018 with a BA in Foreign Affairs and Philosophy. He served as a research assistant to the chair of the Department of Politics and as a member of the Student Council.