David Marshall

David Marshall works at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. With a background in criminal law and international human rights, he has been working on criminal justice reform issues for more than twenty years. He has extensive field experience in post-conflict states, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, Nepal and South Sudan. In 2011, he was appointed the UN’s first head of its Justice and Corrections Standing Capacity, a rapidly deployable entity charged with developing justice strategies in new UN peacekeeping missions, such as South Sudan. He is a graduate of the University of Leeds and Harvard Law School and a member of the Bar of England and Wales and admitted to practice in New York and the US Supreme Court.