Sylvain Aubry is currently working as a Research and Legal Adviser with the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR). He has been leading on research and advocacy on human rights and the role of the State in the delivery of essential services with the organisation since 2014, focusing in particular on privatisation in education and human rights. He is coordinating research in 12 countries as well as engaging with governments, international organisations, and UN mechanisms. He has previously carried out research, capacity building and advocacy for various organisations, including Amnesty International, the Right to Education Project, FIAN (First Information and Action Network) International, ActionAid, and ESCR-Net, working on economic, social and cultural rights for the past 7 years. He has worked in particular on states’ obligations, the right to food, land rights, the right to health, corporate accountability, transitional justice, Roma rights, and the right to education, topics on which he has authored or co-authored about 30 reports and academic articles. He holds an LLM in international human rights law from the University of Essex and a Diploma in political sciences and international relations from Sciences Po Aix. Sylvain is currently based in Nairobi, Kenya.