Sir Malcolm Evans
Professor Sir Malcolm D Evans, KCMG, OBE, FLSW
Principal of Regents Park College, Oxford

Sir Malcolm Evans is Principal of Regent’s Park College, Oxford. Formerly Professor of Public International Law at Bristol University, his particular areas of focus include torture and torture prevention, the protection of religious liberty under international law and the law of the sea, in particular the law relating to maritime boundaries on which he has written extensively. From 2009 - 2020 he was a member, and from 2011- 2020 Chair, of the UN Subcommittee for Prevention of Torture (the SPT). He is also a member of the UK Foreign Secretary’s Human Rights Advisory Group and from 2016-2022 a Member of the Statutory Panel of Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in England and Wales (IICSA). From 2002 – 2013 he was a member of the OSCE ODIHR Advisory Council on the Freedom of Religion or Belief and 2012-2023 was General Editor of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly. He is also Co-Editor in Chief of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion and an Editor of the journals Torture, Ocean Development and International Law and Religion and Human Rights.