Ryszard Piotrowicz is Professor of Law at Aberystwyth University and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of South Australia. He has worked on migration law for around 30 years and particularly the law with regard to human trafficking for the last 20 years.

He has been a member of GRETA, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, since 2013 and Vice-President since 2017.  He also served two terms as a member of the EU’s Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings, from 2008-15. He has worked as a consultant on human trafficking for UNHCR, the Council of Europe, the EU, IOM, OSCE and ICMPD. He is a member of the Wales Anti-Slavery Leadership Group.

He is a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales and an Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow. He was Book Reviews Editor of the International Journal of Refugee Law from 2004-19.