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CPT Members


(in order of precedence – as at 17/05/2016)

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Mr Mykola GNATOVSKYY (Ukraine), President

Lawyer
Professor of international law, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv 

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Ms Marzena KSEL (Poland), 1st Vice-President

Medical doctor
Medical expert at the Regional Court of Cracow
Former Director of the Health Service at the Central Board of the Polish Prison Service

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Wolfgang HEINZ (Germany), 2nd Vice-President

Doctor in Political Sciences
Senior policy adviser at the German Institute for Human Rights, Berlin

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Antonius Maria VAN KALMTHOUT (Netherlands)

Lawyer
Former Professor in Penitentiary Law and Migration Law, Tilburg University
Member of the Complaint Committee of the Police in the West-Midden Brabant

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr George TUGUSHI (Georgia)

Lawyer
Former Public Defender (Ombudsman) of Georgia
Member of the United Nations Committee against Torture

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Xavier RONSIN (France)

Lawyer
First President of the Rennes Court of Appeal
Former Director of the French National School for the Judiciary
Former Chief Prosecutor at the Criminal Court of Nantes
Former Head of Department, Deputy Director of the Prisons Service 

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Ms Olivera VULIĆ (Montenegro)

Psychiatrist
Chief of the Centre for Mental Health, Podgorica

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms Maria Rita MORGANTI (San Marino)

Sociologist
Head of the social service for adults undergoing criminal court sentence enforcement, attached to the Justice Department of the San Marino Court

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms Ilvija PŪCE (Latvia)

Lawyer
Legal advisor, DIGNITY - Danish Institute against Torture
Former senior legal advisor, Latvian Centre for Human Rights
Former senior expert representing Latvia at FRALEX (Fundamental Rights Agency Network of Legal Experts)

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Georg HŘYER (Norway)

Medical doctor
Professor of social medicine, University of Tromsř Chair of the Norwegian Research Network on the use of coercion in psychiatry 

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Ms Anna MOLNÁR (Hungary)

Psychiatrist
Chief physician at the Psychiatric Department of Fővárosi Önkormányzat Szent Imre Hospital, Budapest

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Ms Marika VÄLI (Estonia)

Medical doctor
Professor of forensic medicine, Tartu University
Deputy Director of the Estonian Forensic Science Institute 

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Ms Julia KOZMA (Austria)

Lawyer
Senior Legal Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, University of Vienna

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Régis BERGONZI (Monaco)

Practising lawyer
President of the Human Rights Commission of the International Union of Lawyers

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr James McMANUS (United Kingdom)

Lawyer
Former Professor of Criminal Justice, Glasgow Caledonian University
Former Chairman of the Parole Board for Scotland

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Joan CABEZA GIMENEZ (Andorra)

Psychiatrist
Currently holder of posts at Nostra Senyora de Meritxell clinic and at Andorra Prison
Advisor to the Immigration medical service (Ministry of the Interior)

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Jari PIRJOLA (Finland)

Lawyer
Senior Legal Adviser, Parliamentary Ombudsman of Finland
Former Member of the Asylum Appeals Board 

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Djordje ALEMPIJEVIC (Serbia)

Medical doctor
Associated professor of forensic medicine at the Institute of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade 

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Vytautas RAŠKAUSKAS (Lithuania)

Psychiatrist
Consultant psychiatrist, the Family Medicine Centre at Vilnius University Hospital “Santariškių Klinikos”
Chief specialist in psychiatry, Disability and Working Capacity Assessment Service at the Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Costakis PARASKEVA (Cyprus)

Practising lawyer
Assistant Professor in Law, University of Nicosia 

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms Ivona TODOROVSKA ("the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia")

Lawyer
Migrant Assistance Specialist at the Skopje office of the International Organization for Migration 

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms María José GARCÍA-GALÁN SAN MIGUEL (Spain)

Magistrate at First instance Appeals Court (Audiencia Provincial)
Former Examining Magistrate at First Instance Criminal Court (Penal Law), Madrid
Former Judge in charge for control of human rights in the Madrid CIE (Holding Centre for Immigration Detainees) 

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Davor STRINOVIĆ (Croatia) 

Medical doctor, specialist in forensic medicine
Former Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine and Criminology, Medical School University of Zagreb

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Nico HIRSCH (Luxembourg) 

Degree in Criminology
Former Deputy Director General of the Grand Ducal Police

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Alexander MINCHEV (Bulgaria) 

Medical doctor, specialist in forensic medicine
Head of Department of Forensic Medicine, University Multiprofile Hospital For Active Treatment And Emergency Medicine “N.I.PIROGOV”, Sofia

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Hans WOLFF (Switzerland) 

Medical doctor
Professor of Medicine, University of Geneva
Physician-in-chief of the Division of Correctional Medicine and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva
Vice-President of the Conference of Swiss Prison Doctors
Member of the Central Ethical Committee of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Victor ZAHARIA (Republic of Moldova) 

Lawyer
Director at the Institute for Penal Reform
Associate Professor, Law Department, Moldova State University
Member of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Ms Esther MAROGG (Liechtenstein)  

Certificate in systemic psychotherapy and counselling
Social services officer (focussing on persons with specific problems and counselling of prisoners)

Term of office: 19/12/2017 

 

Mr Per GRANSTRÖM (Sweden) 

Former Head of Department at the National Board for Forensic Medicine, Stockholm
Former Advisor to the Director General at the National Prison and Probation Administration
Former Prison Governor

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Ms Dubravka SALČIĆ (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 

Psychiatrist
Director of the Centre for torture victims, Sarajevo
Chief of the Department for outpatient treatment within the Psychiatric Clinic, Clinical University Centre, Sarajevo

Term of office: 19/12/2017 

Mr Ömer MÜSLÜMANOĞLU (Turkey)  

Medical doctor
Specialist in Forensic Medicine, Council of Forensic Medicine, Istanbul 

Term of office: 19/12/2017 

Ms Therese Maria RYTTER (Denmark)

Lawyer
Director of Legal Affairs, DIGNITY – Danish Institute Against Torture
Vice-Chair of the Human Rights Council of Denmark
National Expert to the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture

Term of office: 19/12/2017 

Ms Inga HARUTYUNYAN (Armenia)

Psychologist
Programme officer and gender expert at the Armenian branch of World Vision International
Lecturer at the Department of Applied Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Philosophy, Yerevan State University
Former Head of the Department for International Cooperation at the Office of the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Mark KELLY (Ireland)

Lawyer
Commissioner, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
Executive Director, Irish Council for Civil Liberties

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms Katja ŠUGMAN STUBBS (Slovenia)

Lawyer and Psychologist
Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology, University of Ljubljana

Term of office: 19/12/2017

Mr Matthías HALLDÓRSSON (Iceland)

Psychiatrist
Specialist at the Department of Psychiatry, Landspitali University Hospital
Former Director General of Health in Iceland

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Vassilis KARYDIS (Greece)

Lawyer
Deputy Ombudsman and Head of the NPM (National Preventive Mechanism), Greek Ombudsman office
Professor of Criminological Sciences and Immigration Policy at the Department of Social and Educational Policy, University of the Peloponnese 

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Philippe MARY (Belgium)

Social worker, Degree in social sciences and PhD in criminology
Professor and director of the Criminological Research Centre, Brussels Free University
Research fellow at the International Comparative Criminology Centre (CICC), University of Montreal (Canada)

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms Arta MANDRO (Albania)

Lawyer
Professor at the School for Magistrates, Tirana

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms Elisabetta ZAMPARUTTI (Italy)

Lawyer
Treasurer of “Hands Off Cain” (NGO dedicated to the abolition of the death penalty worldwide)
Former member of parliament
Expert in monitoring prison conditions and treatment of detainees

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms Dagmar BREZNOŠČÁKOVÁ (Slovak Republic)

Psychiatrist
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Medical School, University of P. J. Šafárik, Košice
Vice-president of the Slovak Psychiatric Association, Slovak Medical Association

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms Marie LUKASOVÁ (Czech Republic)

Lawyer
Senior adviser at the NPM (National Preventive Mechanism), Office of the Public Defender of Rights (Ombudsman)

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Ms Olga NOYANOVA (Russian Federation)

Lawyer
Head of the International Relations Section, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Anthony ABELA MEDICI (Malta) 

PhD in Organic Chemistry
Forensic Science Expert, Law Courts, Malta
Former Director of the Malta Police Forensic Science Laboratory
Former Lecturer in Forensic Science, Malta Police Academy

Term of office: 19/12/2019

Mr Răzvan Horaţiu RADU (Romania) 

Term of office: 19/12/2019

At this date, the seats in respect of the following States were vacant: Azerbaijan, Portugal.


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