Lloyd Lipsett is a Canadian lawyer with 15 years of specialization in international human rights, democratic development, the rule of law, and corporate social responsibility. Lloyd's international human rights expertise has been shaped by his work with public institutions, private companies, multilateral agencies, non-governmental organizations, and First Nations councils. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from McGill University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Philosophy from Queen’s University, and is licensed to practice law and serve as a notary in Ontario and Quebec.
Mr.Lipsett has developed a unique niche in the field of human rights impact and compliance assessment related to business and trade. He has conducted human rights impact assessments related to multilateral trade agreements, and, together with Kimberly Inksater, developed a methodology for the annual human rights reporting process of the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. Mr.Lipsett has undertaken human rights assessments of mining operations in North America and Guatemala and has conducted consultancies related to business, human rights and international/community development with the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the International Bar Association, the Mining Association of Canada and a variety of companies and consulting firms.