Douwe Korff

Douwe Korff
Emeritus Professor of International Law, London Metropolitan University

Hello I'm Douwe Korff

Member of the Expert Advisory Panel of the Global Cybersecurity Centre of the OMS. Douwe Korff is a Dutch comparative and international lawyer, and a specialist in data protection and surveillance law. Following academic research at the European University Institute and at the Max Planck Institutes for comparative and international criminal- and public law, he taught at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands and at the University of Essex in the UK. He was Professor of International Law at London Metropolitan University from 2002-2014; he is now emeritus professor there. He is a visiting professor at the Universities of Zagreb and Rijeka in Croatia; a Visiting Fellow at Yale University's Information Society Project and a Fellow of the Centre for Internet and Human Rights of the European University of Vadriana, in Berlin. Recently, Douwe Korff has worked extensively on the mass surveillance issues revealed by Edward Snowden, including drafting the EDRi/FREE submission to European and U.S. institutions, and giving expert evidence to the enquiries into surveillance of the EU European Parliament, the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly, and the German Bundestag.He is an Associate of the Oxford Martin School of the University of Oxford and a member of the working group on legal and regulatory frameworks of its Global Cyber Security Capacity Centry, and a member of the Advisory Council of the Foundation for Information Policy Research, FIPR, the leading think tank on information policy issues in the UK, and works closely with civil liberty organisations such as Liberty, Justice (the UK branch of the International Commission of Jurists), Statewatch, Privacy International, EDRi, FREE and others.