It is with great pleasure that the ICC announces the appointment of Bruce Adamson as ICC Geneva Representative (Maternity Leave Replacement for Katharina Rose).
Bruce took office on 1 March 2013 and will fill his current role until October 2013.
Before joining the ICC Geneva Office Bruce served as ICC Regional Coordinator for Europe and Legal Officer with the Scottish Human Rights Commission. He is originally from Wellington, New Zealand. He practised as a barrister and solicitor in Wellington before moving to Scotland in 2002, qualifying as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2004, and in Scotland in 2006. Bruce worked for the Scottish Parliament and Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People before joining SHRC as a founding member of staff in October 2008.
He is a member of Edinburgh's Children's Panel, a tribunal that deals with children who have committed offences or who are in need of care and protection. He is also the chair of the Board of the Trustees of the Scottish Child Law Centre; and was an independent expert on Fundamental Rights for the European Commission's peer review missions to Turkey and the Ukraine in 2011, Macedonia in 2012 and Montenegro in 2013.
Bruce's new coordinates are:
Tel: + 41 22 917 16 74
Address: Office B425 - Palais des Nations - UNOG
Av. de le Paix 8-14
CH-1211 Geneve 10
The ICC extends a very warm welcome to Bruce as he takes on his new role.