Marzuki Darusman is the founding director of the Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC), an independent, not-for-profit research centre focusing on all aspects of human rights, which seeks to promote the UNGP throughout the ASEAN business community and globally. In so doing, it also strives to gather greater knowledge on the implementation of human rights observance by business communities worldwide. Marzuki Darusman, has been instrumental in the development of BHRISC 2011 in cooperation with Moores Rowland.

Mr. Darusman has led a distinguished career in public service. He was a member of Indonesia’s People's Representative Council, representing Bandung for 15 years. In 1994, he became a member of Indonesia’s National Commission on Human Rights, later becoming its Deputy Chairman and, subsequently, Chairman. He served as the country's Attorney General from 1999 to 2001. In 2001, he was appointed Cabinet Secretary. From 2004 to 2009, he served as a member of the People's Representative Council, representing Golkar.

In June 2010, Mr. Darusman was appointed to a three-person panel to write the Report of the Secretary-General's Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka, which dealt with alleged war crimes during the Sri Lankan Civil War. In August 2010, he was appointed United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in North Korea.