Math Noortmann is Research Professor in Transnational Law and Non-State Actors since 2014. Therefore he was Professor in International Relations and Public International Law at Oxford Brookes University (UK) (2010-2014). He chairs the International Law Association’s Committee on Non-State Actors and convenes the International Law Working Group of the British International Studies Association. He is the founder and General Editor of the Ashgate Series on Non-State Actors in International Law, Politics and Governance and is a member of the Editorial Board of the “Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict”. He is an advisory board member of the Terrorism and Political Violence Association. He holds a PhD in International Law (Univ. of Utrecht) and a M.Sc. in Political Science (VU Univ. Amsterdam). He lectured and published on a variety of disciplinary and trans-disciplinary subjects such international law, human rights, global governance, human security, transnational organizations, international responsibility, conflict resolution, non-state actors and international legal and political theory.