Erik Wennerström

Born on 25 August 1962 in Västanfors, Sweden

  • Lecturer, public law, Uppsala University, 1987-1990
  • Master of Laws, Uppsala University, 1988
  • First Secretary Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Department for International Law, diplomatic training, 1990-1991
  • Political and Legal Affairs Officer, Permanent Mission of Sweden, Geneva, Switzerland, 1991-1994
  • Head of Consular Section, Political Affairs Officer, Swedish Embassy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1994-1996
  • European Commission official responsible for judicial cooperation in criminal matters, Brussels, Belgium, 1996-2000
  • Director for International Relations and EU-Affairs Ministry of Justice, 2000-2004
  • Director, Head of International Law Enforcement Affairs, Ministry of Justice and Interior, 2005-2007
  • Doctor of Laws; international law, EU law and legal jurisprudence, Uppsala University, 2007
  • Member of the governing assembly of the International Criminal Court (ICC), 2007-2012
  • Principal Legal Adviser on International Law, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2007-2012
  • Member, Board of Editors, Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, 2008
  • Observer of the Council of Europe Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI), 2010-2013
  • Director-General, National Council for Crime Prevention, Ministry of Justice, 2012
  • Board Member, International Advisory Board of the European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations (HEUNI), Helsinki, 2012
  • Board Member, International Advisory Board for Evidence Based Policing/Police Executive Programme, Cambridge University, 2012
  • Council Member, Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology, 2015
  • Management Board Member, European Union Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), Vienna, Austria, 2017
  • Advisory Board Member, Swedish Gender Equality Agency, 2018
  • Judge of the European Court of Human Rights since 1 April 2019.
Erik Wennerström