Philippe Leroux-Martin is the director of governance, justice & security at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Before joining USIP, Philippe was a fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. He headed the legal department of the International Civilian Office in Kosovo, the organization responsible to supervise Kosovo’s accession to independence. He also headed the public law unit of the Office of the High Representative in Sarajevo. Philippe holds a law degree from the Université de Montréal, a master’s degree in public law from the London School of Economics and a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School.

He is the author of Diplomatic Counterinsurgency: Lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina (Cambridge University Press). He has been a contributor on BBC World News, BBC Radio, CBC Radio, Al Jazeera, and the New York Times.

Philippe Leroux-Martin will participate in the World Justice Forum working sessions Systems Change and the Rule of Law Journey in African Courts and Opportunities and Challenges in Documentary Film-making for Change.