CEO and Founder
The Remedy Project
Archana Kotecha is recognized as a regional expert on modern slavery across the Asia-Pacific region. A UK-qualified barrister and former corporate lawyer, Archana has over 15 years of experience advising international organizations (including the UN International Organization for Migration and the UN International Labour Organization), ASEAN bodies, governments and human rights practitioners on human trafficking and forced labour laws and policies. Archana is widely published and regularly engaged as a subject matter expert by governments, business and civil society on labour exploitation in global supply chains, remediation of worker grievances, and fair and ethical recruitment, among other issues. Archana is experienced in advising global and Asian businesses on human rights policies, grievance procedures, human rights due diligence and modern slavery and ESG disclosures. In 2017, Archana was named one of the top ten innovative lawyers in Asia Pacific by the Financial Times and she is also an alumnus of the prestigious International Visitor Leadership Program run by the US Department of State. She is regularly named as an influential changemaker and was most recently named one of Asia’s most inspiring social entrepreneurs by APAC Entrepreneur.
My Sustainability Goals for 2022:
Greater awareness and engagement with the “S” in ESG