Parul Sharma has many years of experience in the area of sustainability, human rights and anti-corruption in high risk markets. Parul is the CEO at The Academy for Human Rights in Business and Chair at Amnesty International Sweden.
The Academy for Human Rights in Business has provided training on CSR-related issues to more than 450 companies mainly multinational corporations around the world. Parul Sharma has worked at the EU Commission DG Aid, Human Rights Law Network, Sandvik AB, Stora Enso and as Counsel and Head of CSR Compliance at Swedish Law Firm Vinge. Parul was appointed the Chairperson of the Ethical Council for the Swedish Construction Sector in January 2018. Between 2016 and January 2018, Parul chaired the Swedish governmental Agenda 2030 Delegation.
Parul Sharma is one of the most influential sustainability experts in Sweden, and is regularly interviewed by media and news channels. In 2017 she was ranked the second most influential sustainability leaders, right after the Minister of Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs. Parul Sharma has written numerous articles and books on topics of CSR and human rights.
In 2022 she won the “MySpeaker of the Year” prize in Sweden in the category of sustainability.