Sam Makkan is a UK Barrister and a former senior Prosecutor and Divisional Crown Advocate, with over 25 years experience. He is currently working as a criminal justice advisor on a DfID Rule of Law (Justice and Security) programme in Pakistan. He is a recognised and published human rights expert and has a wealth of experience in rule of law, governance, judicial and legal reform, anti-corruption evaluations and assessments, institution strengthening and human rights initiatives. Sam has worked with many of the key international agencies such as the UNDP, USAID, the EU, Council of Europe, F&CO and DFID. He has extensive experience of working in SE Asia, the Balkans and the former Soviet Republics.