Date of appointment: 7 February 2017
Judge Kenneth Roberts has been serving as Senior Legal Officer with the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (Syria) since 2018. He previously served as Senior Legal Officer with the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (2013-2018), Deputy Registrar (2009-2012), Senior Legal Officer (2005-2009; 2012-2013), Legal Officer (2000-2005) and Associate Legal Officer (1998-2000) with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. In 2002, he worked as Chief of the Legal Policy Unit of the Department of Justice of the UN Mission in Kosovo. Prior to that, between 1995 and 1997, he worked as Associate Professional Officer with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. Judge Roberts holds a degree in International Relations from the University of Toronto (Canada), a law degree from Western University (Canada), and an LLM in Public International Law from London School of Economics and Political Science (UK). He was called to the Ontario (Canada) Bar in 1997.