Published Novelist and Doctoral Scholar
Esther is a published novelist and Doctoral Scholar who believes that imagination and creativity should play a central role in addressing 21st-century global challenges. Her research focuses on global social media regulation through international criminal law, with the goal of creating a future where technology positively impacts societal progress.
Esther has made significant contributions to various NGOs, institutes, and think tanks. She served as a legal adviser to the European Union Delegation to the United Nations in New York and conducted research for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the Spielberg's Shoah Foundation, and the Peres Centre for Peace and Innovation. Additionally, Esther taught the course on the future of Internet Regulation in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Law LLM program at Queen Mary University of London. In the private sector, she previously worked as a consultant and program manager for the boutique consultancy Blue Globe Innovation. Currently, she is a visiting researcher at the United Nations International Law Commission in Geneva as part of her ongoing PhD.
Esther holds a degree in Global Challenges and International Justice from Leiden University College in The Hague, as well as an LLM in Public International Law from Queen Mary University of London. Currently, she is a PhD representative and is in her third year of the PhD Law program at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London. Her research is funded by the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation, one of the world's leading democracy think tanks.