Prof. Steven Freeland (Australia)
current term: 2013-2016
Steven Freeland is Professor of International Law at the University of Western Sydney, Visiting Professor in International Law at the University of Copenhagen, and a Member of Faculty of the London Institute of Space Policy and Law. He has also been a Visiting Professional within the Appeals Chamber at the International Criminal Court, The Hague, a member of the Australian delegation to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, and a Special Advisor to the Danish Foreign Ministry in matters related to the International Criminal Court.
Among other appointments, he is a Director and a member of the Directorate of Studies of the International Institute of Space Law, a member of the Space Law Committee of the International Law Association, a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law and a Fellow of the Tim Fischer Centre for Global Trade and Finance.
He sits on the Editorial Board of the Australian Journal of Human Rights, the Australian International Law Journal and the China-based Space Law Review, as well as a series of books entitled Studies in Space Law. He is also actively involved in the publication of a series of casebooks annotating the jurisprudence of the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda, the Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Special Panels for Serious Crimes in East Timor.
He has published extensively on various aspects of International Law and is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences, having been invited to present conference papers and keynote speeches in Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States.