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R. Scott Greathead

Wiggin & Dana LLP

R. Scott Greathead is a partner in the New York City office of Wiggin and Dana LLP and the CEO of World Monitors Inc., which works with global corporations and others on strategies for responsible business practices. From 1984-1990, Scott served as the first assistant attorney general of New York State. He also served as chief of the Attorney General's Real Estate Finance Bureau.

Scott was a co-founder of Human Rights First and has visited more than a dozen countries on human rights fact-finding missions. His writings on human rights and corporate social responsibility have appeared in publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and The Nation. He is an officer or director for several public interest organizations, including the American Conservation Association and Human Rights in China. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Scott is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Virginia’s School of Law.