Commander Ian Park is a barrister and serving officer in the United Kingdom Royal Navy. Called to the bar of England and Wales in 2003, over the past decade he has specialized in international law and deployed worldwide in support of the Royal Navy’s contribution to defence. He has acted as a legal advisor on NATO operations, at the ISAF Joint Command in Kabul, Afghanistan and in the Middle East. Ian is a graduate of Oxford University, a Hudson Fellow at Oxford and a First Sea Lord’s Fellow. At Harvard, his research will focus on the right to life in military operations.