Board of trustees

The Institute is governed by an International Board of Trustees

Stefanie Grant (Chair)

A lawyer with human rights, refugee, migration and statelessness expertise. She has headed the research divisions of both Amnesty International and the OHCHR.

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Rachel Brett

A human rights lawyer who was the human rights representative at the Quaker UN office from 1983 to 2015.

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Prof. Linda Kerber

A legal historian at the University of Iowa. She has written extensively on the history of citizenship, gender and authority.

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Prof. Nicola Jägers

Professor of international human rights law at Tilburg University and is Commissioner at the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights.

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Joop van Waas

Formerly financial director for KPN for 25 years, he now runs a management consultancy concentrating on providing strategic advice to small and medium-sized companies and non-profit organisations.

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Dick Oosting

former CEO of the European Council on Foreign Relations. Additionally he previously coordinated Amnesty International's first worldwide campain against torture and served, amongst others, as Amnesty's Deputy Secretary General.

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