Date of appointment: 7 February 2017
Judge Guénaël Mettraux has advised States, individuals and NGOs in the context of proceedings before the International Criminal Court and in relation to the investigation and prosecution of international crimes. He also served as Defence Counsel and consultant in high-profile war crimes and terrorism cases before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and the International Criminal Court. Judge Mettraux was the President and a Panel Member of EULEX’s Human Rights Review Panel. He is Adjunct Professor at the Irish Center of Human Rights (National University of Ireland, Galway) and a Guest Professor at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). Judge Mettraux holds a law degree from the University of Lausanne (Switzerland), an LLM in International Law (University College London) and a PhD degree (London School of Economics and Political Science). He has published extensively in the field of international criminal law.