Jayoung Park

Head of Programme Policy UN Global Compact (Interim Steering Committee member)


Jayoung Park is the Head of Programme Policy at the UN Global Compact. She has over a decade of experience driving ESG issues — through the lens of embedding universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption — across diverse sectors and economies.

In her current capacity at the UN Global Compact, she leads strategy and policy planning in the Programmes Unit covering environmental, social and governance issues. Prior to this role, Jayoung led the environment and climate work portfolio with a focus on carbon pricing, resilience and a wide range of initiatives to advance business contribution towards climate ambition and sustainable development.

Jayoung holds a Master of International Affairs and a Postbaccalaureate in International Public Health from Columbia University in New York.