Ilias Bantekas

Bantekas is an international law scholar at the University of Westminster, where he was recently named Reader. Bantekas is a Greek national who earned his LL.M. in International and European Law with Distinction in 1996, and his Ph.D. (distinction) from the University of Liverpool in 1999. He has served in the past in the Greek Special Forces. Bantekas has published on a range of topics, mostly on international humanitarian and international criminal law. Bantekas’s current research at HRP concentrates on revenue sharing arrangements of natural resources between local communities and the State through the intervention of loan institutions and multinational corporations. His research addresses issues of corporate social responsibility and the role of multinationals as international actors in sustainable development, with particular focus on Africa.