Menno T. Kamminga is Emeritus Professor of International Law at Maastricht University and former Director of the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights (2000-2014). He has a PhD from Leiden University (1990) and Master degrees in international law and international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (1974) and Groningen University (1973). He was (Senior) Lecturer in International Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam (1987-2000) and Legal Adviser at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International in London (1978-1987). He served as member of the Netherlands Government’s Advisory Committee on Human Rights, of the Board of Editors of the “Netherlands International Law Review” and of the International Executive Committee of Amnesty International. Besides that he was trustee of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, chair of the Netherlands Government's Advisory Committee on International Law and chair of the Netherlands School of Human Rights Research.