Joseph Mwaura

Joseph Mwaura is a Lecturer in Law at Queen’s University Belfast (UK). He teaches and researches in the areas of corporate law and human rights and he has recently served as an expert researcher for the International Commission of Jurists’ Expert Legal Panel on Corporate Complicity in International Crimes, where he was focusing on the role of corporate structures in determining liability within corporate groups. He read law at the University of Nairobi until 1996. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Washington and the University of Ghana and he is a member of the Higher Education Academy, the Society of Legal Scholars, and the Law Society of Kenya. He has been involved, in various capacities, in the promotion of equality of opportunity and good relations in Northern Ireland and he has served on the Executive Committee of the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities (NICEM) and the Afro Community Support Organisation for Northern Ireland (ACSONI). At HRP, Mwaura focused on the viability of constitutional regulation of corporations and the definition of parameters of corporate complicity in human rights violations.