Structure and Governance

The Human Rights Consortium is hosted by the Institute of Commonwealth Studies - acting as a cross-School initiative and reaching out to human rights researchers nationally and internationally. 

The Director of the HRC is Dr Damien Short. 

Steering Group

The work of the Human Rights Consortium is guided by a steering group, the membership of which is as follows:

The Steering Group can be contacted at HRC@sas.ac.uk

Advisory Board

The work of the Human Rights Consortium is supported by an advisory board, the membership of which is as follows:

  • Cherie Booth QC
  • Chandra Lekha Sriram, Professor in Law, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • Rodi Kratsa Tsagkaropoulou, EU Parliament
  • Professor Flavia Piovesan, Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
  • Geoffrey Robertson QC
  • The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Sedley