Dr Olga Martin-Ortega (Co-Editor in Chief)

Olga Martin-Ortega is currently a Reader in Public International Law at the
University of Greenwich in the United Kingdom. She holds a Law degree from the University of Sevilla (Spain) and received her PhD cum laude in International Human Rights Law at the University of Jaen (Spain) in 2006. Prior to joining Greenwich she was Senior Research Fellow and member of the Management Team at the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict, School of Law and Social Sciences, University of East London. She conducts research in the areas of business and human rights, post-conflict reconstruction and transitional justice. Her latest research has focused on the impact of the activities and working methods of multinational enterprises in conflict zones and peacebuilding and transitional justice in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Spain. She is a founding member of the London Transitional Justice Network and the European Society of International Law Interest Group on Business and Human Rights.  Further information on her publications and activities is available here.

Dr Antoine Martin (Co-Editor in Chief and Co-founder) (@AntoineMart1)

Antoine holds a LL.M in international law and recently obtained a Ph.D focusing on states’ stability commitments under international investment law. He has worked as a researcher, as an associate lecturer in public international law (Surrey) and as a visiting lecturer in FDI law at the Queen Mary University of London. He also recently worked as a consultant to the UN Economic Commission for Africa in relation to investment protection standards. Antoine’s list of publications is available here.

Belachew Mekuria Fikre

Belachew has studied law at Addis Ababa University School of law where he is now a lecturer at the Centre for Human Rights. He also holds an Msc in land management and the in-built environment from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and an LLM in international human rights law from the University of Essex. He has thought variety of courses at Bahir Dar University, Unity University, St. Mary’s University College, before joining Addis Ababa University where he had given a module on Human Rights and Development to MA students at the Centre for Human Rights. His research interests include Property rights and Empowerment, Peace and Security in Africa, Transitional Justice and international human rights law. He has also published in property rights to land, human rights to health and labour law.

We would like to thank our past contributors and editors Professor Susan Breau and Robert Grabosch  for all their work in the past. Special recognition is due to Dr Juan J Garcia Blesa who co-founded the International Law Notepad.

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