Erin Lyon, Director, ELEVATE


Erin Lyon is a lawyer by training and worked for the international law firm, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer both in Europe and Asia. Erin has been working in Asia for over seven years and has lived and worked in the UAE and Indonesia as well as Singapore. 

Erin has advised Asian, US and European companies. Clients have included Shell, Asia Pacific Breweries, CDL, Aviva and Oxfam with projects including strategy, reporting, stakeholder engagement, social impact assessment, community investment, ISO26000 and sustainable supply chains. Erin has a strong interest in the development of CSR in Asia and has worked with clients to assess the changing regulations and voluntary agreements that are developing in Asia and the impact they have on operations. 

Erin has been an adjunct at the Singapore Management University School of Law, lecturing in Ethics and Social Responsibility and she has also taught Corporate Governance at SAICSA. She has also been an elected member of the GRI Stakeholder Council. 

Erin was a founder and shareholder in Responsible Research a boutique ESG analysis firm, sold in 2012 to Sustainalytics.