As part of BSR’s Global Communications team, Elisabeth Best serves as editor-in-chief of BSR’s blog, reports and BSR Insight newsletter; oversees digital strategy and manages marketing projects and campaigns.
Prior to joining BSR, she spent six years in Qualcomm’s government affairs department, where she was responsible for sustainability strategy, reporting and communications. She led public policy advocacy on sustainability issues, managed programs for the Qualcomm Wireless Reach initiative and coordinated the company’s first human rights impact assessment. Best began her career writing for the Pacific Standard and working in social media marketing in Santa Barbara.
She holds a M.I.A. from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of International Policy Solutions. Best also holds a B.A. in Global Studies with a minor in Professional Editing from the University of California, Santa Barbara.