Alvaro Gil-Robles, PhD

Former Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe (1999-2006) and former Spanish Ombudsman (Defensor del Pueblo) (1987-1993). Dr. Gil-Robles was a founding member of the Ibero-American Association of the Ombudsman (Buenos Aires) and of the Ibero-American Federation of the Ombudsman (Madrid). Apart from this policy and institutional experiences, Dr Gil-Robles was until recently an Associate Professor of Administrative Law at Universidad Complutense Madrid.