ACCESS Facility

ACCESS Facility is an independent global institution that supports the often overlooked domain of access to non-judicial remedy for company-community conflict, promoting mediation and dialogue as an essential part of the remedy landscape. Inspired by the United Nations’ Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, ACCESS has a multi-stakeholder approach to supporting rights-compatible, interest-based problem solving to prevent and resolve conflicts between companies, communities, and governments. Learn more


Serge Bronkhorst
Managing Director, ACCESS Facility
+31 (0)70 30 28 147
Serge Bronkhorst has a background in international public law and as founder and director of Bronkhorst International Law Services has been active in various environments such as academia, the public and private sector, and civil society. He dedicated his consultancy work to facilitate and coordinate (multiparty) projects related to e.g. corporate social responsibility and conflict management, business and human rights, international trade and sustainability, and dispute settlement in the global financial markets.

Serge represented the State of the Netherlands in multilateral negotiations on liability and redress for damage to biological diversity in the context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and lectured various courses on public international law and human rights law at the University of Amsterdam and at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Serge Bronkhorst coordinated the process leading to the establishment of ACCESS which culminated in its launch early December 2012.