Caroline Hunt-Matthes' research at Webster University Geneva focuses on whistle-blower protection. She was appointed to the panel of experts established by the Canadian Standards Authority to develop an international guideline on Whistle-blowing Systems.
A human rights lawyer and investigator with expertise in sexual violence, she has previously served as peacekeeper and United Nations staff member, and she is a trustee/advisor to think-tanks on privacy protection, the Natures Rights Charity and Global Geneva magazine. She is also a member of faculty at Grenoble Business School, France, where she teaches Law, Corporate Governance, CSR, Ethics and Diversity.
She subsequently served as a United Nations staff member for 15 years including as a civilian UN peacekeeper with the first United Nations Transitional Administration in the Former Yugoslavia and the pioneering United Nations human rights field mission to Rwanda in 1994.