Ryszard Piotrowicz has been Professor of Law at Aberystwyth University since 1999. Before that, he was Professor And Dean of the Law Faculty at the University of Tasmania. He has also taught at the Universities of Glasgow and Durham. He studied international law in Scotland, Greece, Poland and Germany. He is an Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow. He served two terms as a member of the European Commission’s Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings (2008-15) and has been a member of GRETA , the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, since 2013; he is currently Vice-President. He has acted as a consultant on human trafficking to UNHCR, the EU, the Council of Europe, OSCE, IOM and ICMOPD, as well as to nation al governments and private law firms. He has published extensively on the legal aspects of human trafficking, including as co-editor and co-author of the Routledge Handbook of Human Trafficking.