Adam Stapleton

Co-director of the GJG

Adam Stapleton is a criminal justice adviser. He is a Fellow of the Human Rights Centre at Essex University (UK); Adjunct Professor of Law at the Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, USA (2014/15) and senior Justice adviser to the UK government’s Stabilisation Unit. He practised as a criminal barrister in London (1985-1993) and served as a human rights officer with UN missions in Cambodia, South Africa and Rwanda. From a base in Malawi he worked as an independent adviser to Penal Reform International (1995-2007) and consulted for a number of governments in the development and evaluation of criminal justice programmes including in post-conflict countries in over 20 African countries, in the Balkans and South Asia. He has published widely on justice and penal reform issues. 

Adam Stapleton meets with the Honourable Chief Justice of Kenya, Dr. Willy Mutunga, to discuss taking forward the Judiciary Transformation Framework

Adam Stapleton meets with the Honourable Chief Justice of Kenya, Dr. Willy Mutunga, to discuss taking forward the Judiciary Transformation Framework