Board

The Board is composed of independent individuals representing the Geneva Academy’s founding institutions – the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the University of Geneva – and main partners. Major management decisions and the Geneva Academy strategy are discussed with, and approved by, the Board.

Andrea Bianchi

Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Andrea Bianchi's work focuses on topics that range from international law theory, international human rights law, security and counter-terrorism, the law of jurisdiction and jurisdictional immunities to state responsibility and the law of treaties.

Vincent Chetail

President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Vincent Chetail's areas of research relate to refugee and migrant law, humanitarian law and human rights, international criminal law, collective security and peacekeeping.

Bénédict Foëx

Dean of the Law Faculty at the University of Geneva

 Bénédict Foëx is the Dean of the Law Faculty at the University of Geneva.

Madeline Garlick

Chief of the Protection Policy and Legal Advice Section, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Madeline Garlick is an expert in international refugee law with extensive experience in the field.

Maya Hertig Randall

Professor of Constitutional Law and Director of the Department of Public Law at the University of Geneva

Maya Hertig Randall is the author of numerous publications in the field of human rights, constitutionalism, federalism and minority rights.

Etienne Kuster

Adviser for relations with academic circles at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Etienne Kuster is Adviser for relations with academic circles at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Andreas Ziegler

Professor of International Law at the University of Lausanne

Andreas Ziegler regularly advises governments, international organizations, NGOs and private clients and represents them before various domestic and international courts and arbitral tribunals.