Prof Charles Garraway

Prof Charles Garraway CBE

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Charles Garraway is a Fellow at the Human Rights Centre, University of Essex. He served for thirty years in Army Legal Services, reaching the rank of Colonel. He specialized in international and operational law, deploying with 1st Armoured Division in the 1991 Gulf War. On retirement in 2003, he worked in Baghdad for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before accepting the Stockton Chair in International Law at the United States Naval War College. Since returning to the UK, he worked for some years with the British Red Cross as an International Legal Adviser and has lectured and written extensively on international humanitarian law, human rights law, and international criminal law. He was a Member (Vice-President 2012-2015) of the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission between 2007 and 2017 and then from 2017 to 2019 was a Member of the Group of Eminent Experts for Yemen, appointed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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