Standing Committee of Experts on International Migration, Refugee and Criminal Law

Committee members

Prof. Ashley Terlouw

Chairwoman
Fulltime Professor of Sociology of Law, Radboud University Nijmegen | Chairwoman of the Section for Sociology of Law/Migration Law | Chairwoman of the Research Centre for State and Law (SteR) | Chairwoman of the Meijers Committee since September 2020

Willem Hutten

Executive Director

Tamara Karg

Project Officer

Dr. Evelien Brouwer

Vice chairwoman
Lecturer Public Law and Technology, Utrecht University

Sanne Buisman

Vice chairwoman
Assistant Professor of criminal law, VU University Amsterdam

Prof. Hemme Battjes

Member
Professor of European Asylum Law, VU University Amsterdam

Dr. Els De Busser

Member
Assistant Professor Cyber Security Governance, Institute of Security and Global Affairs, Leiden University

Dr. Sarah Eskens

Member
Assistant Professor Law and Technology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Dr. Melanie Fink

Member
Assistant Professor European law, Leiden University

Dr. Pim Geelhoed

Member
Associate professor of criminal law, University of Groningen | Deputy justice, Court of Appeal Arnhem-Leeuwarden

Prof. Kees Groenendijk

Member
Emeritus professor sociology of law, Radboud University Nijmegen | Research Fellow, Centre for Migration Law (CMR), Nijmegen | Chairman of the Committee 1997 – 2014

Dr. Maarten Den Heijer

Member
Assistant professor international law, University of Amsterdam | Board member, UAF foundation for refugee students

Prof. Hielke Hijmans

Member
Member of the Executive Commitee and President of the Litigation Chamber of the Belgian Data Protection Authority | Part-time Professor, Institute of European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Dr. Eva Hilbrink

Member
Lecturer in European and International Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Dr. Maarten Hillebrandt

Member
Postdoctoral researcher, Eric Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, University of Helsinki

Rob van der Hoeven

Member
Partner, NautaDutilh Chairman | Advisory Committee on Criminal Law, Dutch Bar Association

Dick Houtzager

Member
Senior Program Manager at ZonMW

Arrien Kruyt

Member
Interim Manager and Co-founder of the National Bureau against Racial Discrimination

Prof. John Morijn

Member
Commissioner, Netherlands Institute for Human Rights | NGIZ endowed professor of the law and politics of international relations, University of Groningen, Faculty of Law

Ellen Nissen

Member
PhD Candidate, Centre for Migration Law, Radboud University Nijmegen

Prof. André Nollkaemper

Member
Professor of International Law, University of Amsterdam

Dr. Marloes Van Noorloos

Member
Assistant professor of European Criminal Law, Tilburg University | President of the Dutch Section of the International Commission of Jurists (NJCM)

Prof. Jannemieke Ouwerkerk

Member
Professor European criminal law, Leiden University

Nilza Pinto

Member
Coordinator IDEM Rotterdam, Radar/Art. 1 Anti-Discrimination Bureau

Sadhia Rafi

Member
Head of Strategic Litigation, Dutch Council for Refugees

Prof. Jorrit Rijpma

Member
Professor European Union law, Leiden University

Prof. Theo De Roos

Member
Emeritus professor of criminal law, Tilburg University | Honorary deputy justice, Court of Appeals, Den Bosch | Chairman of the Meijers Committee from 2014 until 2020

Dirk Schaap

Member
Attorney-at-law at Inigo Advocaten

Dr. Anne-Marie Smit

Member
Justice, Court of Appeals, Den Bosch | Contact point of the European Judicial Network in criminal matters

Nico Tuijn

Member
Senior Justice Criminal Law, Court of Appeals, Den Bosch

Dr. Karin de Vries

Member
Associate professor of constitutional and administrative law, VU University Amsterdam | Substitute Member at the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights

Barbara Wegelin

Member
Attorney-at-law at Van der Woude de Graaf Advocaten | Member of the Advisory Committee on Migration Law, Dutch Bar Association

Prof. Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

Member
Professor of ICT and Law, Radboud University Nijmegen

Dr. Janna Wessels

Member
Assistant Professor migration law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Simon J. van der Woude

Member
Lawyer and member of the Advisory Committee on Criminal Law of the Netherlands Bar Association

Elisa Scroccaro

Intern
LLM candidate International Migration and Refugee Law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam