Anne Caroline Posthuma is the Senior Employment Specialist in the International Labour Organization (ILO) Office in Brazil.

Her work involves policy-oriented research and technical assistance related primarily to youth employment, domestic workers, the care economy, responsible business conduct, labour inspection and industrial policies.

She was previously a Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Labour Studies, ILO Geneva, on issues of decent work in global value chains and labour provisions in trade agreements. She received her B.A. at Stanford University and PhD from the Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex. 

Her most recent publication examines “The Link Between Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Supply Chains: Experiences from the Southern Cone”, (with Gerhard Reinecke). She is currently co-editing, together with Gary Gereffi and Arianna Rossi, a Special Issue of the International Labour Review on “The Future of Work in Global Value Chains: Continuity and Change in Labour Governance Challenges”.