Sir Malcolm D Evans KCMG
Principal at Regent’s Park College, Oxford
Malcolm Evans is the Principal of Regent’s Park College, Oxford. Until 2022, he was a Professor of Public International Law at the University of Bristol, where he also served as Head of the School of Law and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law. His particular areas of academic expertise include torture and torture prevention, the protection of religious liberty under international law and the international law of the sea, in particular, the delimitation of maritime boundaries. From 2009 to 2020 he was a member, and from 2011 to 2020 Chair, of the UN Subcommittee for Prevention of Torture (the SPT). From 2015 to 2022, he was a Member of the Statutory Panel of Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in England and Wales (IICSA). From 2002 to 2013 he was a member of the OSCE ODIHR Advisory Council on the Freedom of Religion or Belief. He was General Editor of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly from 2013 to 2023 and is Co-editor-in-chief of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion. Since 2010, he has been a member of the Foreign Secretary’s Advisory Group of Human Rights. In 2021, he was elected an Associate Member of the Institut du Droit Internationale.