Humberto Cantú Rivera

Research Visitor Trinity Term 2022


Humberto Cantú Rivera is Professor at the School of Law and Social Sciences of the University of Monterrey (Mexico), and Director of its Human Rights and Business Institute. He holds a LL.D. from Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Business and Human Rights Journal and of the review Droits fondamentaux, the founding Director of the Latin American Academy on Human Rights and Business, a Vice-president of the Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum. He has published widely on business and human rights and has extensive experience working with and advising States, international organizations, businesses and civil society on business and human rights in international, regional and domestic standard-setting processes and in the implementation of responsible business conduct standards. He has been an Expert Adviser to the Delegation of Mexico in the business and human rights treaty negotiations, and an Expert witness before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. His latest book in Spanish, Latin American Experiences on Remedy in the Field of Business and Human Rights (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung 2022), addresses Latin American experiences on judicial remedy in business and human rights cases, and covers seven Latin American jurisdictions.