Membership of professional bodies
Co-editor, Journal of Human Rights Practice (https://academic.oup.com/jhrp)
Adviser, Rights in Exile Programme (www.refugeelegalaidinformation.org/)
Member, Global Advisory Board, Justice Travel (https://www.justice.travel/)
Recent conference papers
“Political representation of small minorities and the international normative framework: lessons from India and other districted electoral systems,” (with Lisa Handley and Sam Ponniah), Addis Ababa Univeristy, March 2021
“National human rights institutions and detention safeguards,” Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, University of Vienna, February 2019
“Preventing torture through fair treatment in police custody” Hochschule Polizei Brandenburg, October 2018
“Does torture prevention work?” University College London/School of Oriental and African Studies, November 2017
“Does torture prevention work?” KU Leuven, February 2017
“Does torture prevention work?” University of Vienna, February 2017
“Does torture prevention work,” University of Oxford, interdisciplinary conference on torture, July 2016
“Is there a ‘right to truth’?” University of Ankara, Human Rights Summer School, September 2015.
“Following up the recommendations of National Preventive Mechanisms,” Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, University of Vienna, April 2015.
“Prevention of torture: a proposed research methodology,” Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, December 2012.
"Torture, international law and the enigma of prevention," Instituciones Nacionales de Derechos Humanos (INDDHH) y la Implementación de las Recomendaciones del EPU Relacionadas a la Prevención de la Tortura, Universidad de Palermo, Buenos Aires, December 2011.
"NHRIs and humanitarian crises: before, during and after," Non-state actors and human security: revolt, relief and reconstruction, Oxford Brookes University, September 2011.
"The EHRC and the implementation of international human rights law," The Equality and Human Rights Commission of Great Britain: Challenges and Opportunities, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, June 2011.
"Protecting and promoting ESC rights: How many NHRIs are necessary?," EU-China Human Rights Seminar, Universidad Nacional de Educación Distancia, Madrid, June 2010.
Formerly Head of Africa Programme, ARTICLE 19; Research Director, Human Rights Watch/Africa; Researcher, Amnesty International, International Secretariat.
Taught at University of Essex Summer School on human rights research methods, 2018- .