Dr. Susie Alegre is an accomplished human rights lawyer and digital rights pioneer with over 25 years of experience in international law. She is the author of the book "Freedom to Think: Protecting a Fundamental Human Right in the Digital Age," which was recognized as a Book of the Year in 2022. As an Associate at Doughty Street Chambers and a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), she holds judicial and quasi-judicial roles in the UK and internationally.
Why you should book Dr. Susie Alegre for your next event
- Expertise: Dr. Susie Alegre brings extensive expertise in human rights law and digital rights to any event. With over 25 years of experience, she has worked on some of the most complex human rights issues of our time, providing practical insights that are relevant to a wide range of audiences.
- Relevance: Technology is transforming the world, and Dr. Alegre’s insights on the impact of technology on human rights are essential for anyone who wants to stay informed and engaged with this rapidly evolving field. Her expertise is highly relevant for events focusing on technology, law, and social justice.
- Experience: Dr. Alegre is an accomplished public speaker with experience tailoring her approach to a range of audiences. She is comfortable speaking in English, French, and Spanish and has contributed to print and broadcast media in the UK and internationally. Her experience makes her an excellent choice for events looking for a knowledgeable and engaging speaker.
Dr. Susie Alegre is a human rights lawyer and pioneer in the field of digital rights. She is the author of “Freedom to Think: Protecting a Fundamental Human Right in the Digital Age”(Atlantic Books 2022), a Book of the Year 2022 in the Financial Times and The Daily Telegraph.
With over 25 years experience as an international human rights lawyer working on some of the most intractable issues of our time including human rights in the war on terror for the OSCE, combating corruption in East Africa, the human rights implications of climate change and ensuring fairness in access to finance, she brings a wide range of practical experience to her insights on the impact of technology on the human future. She is an Associate at Doughty Street Chambers and a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), a member of the UK Information Commissioner’s Office Technology Advisory Panel and holds judicial and quasi-judicial roles in the UK and internationally.
Originally from the Isle of Man, Susie is the Founder and Director of the Island Rights Initiative, combining her experience of international law with her understanding of small island life.
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