Dr. Siobhán McInerney-Lankford is Senior Counsel at the World Bank Legal Vice-Presidency and a recognised expert in international human rights law, advising the World Bank in this area since 2002. She currently serves as country lawyer for CAR, Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia and Syria. She regularly represents the World Bank in international human rights fora, including at the UN, EU and OECD. Dr. McInerney-Lankford has published widely on human rights law and is the co-editor of a forthcoming book on human rights methodology. She is an adjunct professor at AU Washington College of Law. She holds an LL.B. from Trinity College, Dublin, (First Class Honors), an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, a BCL and DPhil in EU human rights law both from Oxford. In 2010 and 2011, the Irish Voice newspaper named her among the Irish Legal 100 and in 2016 the Irish Times recognised her among the Irish Women of the World (Law).