International human rights barrister and pioneering advocate
Susie Alegre is a pivotal figure in international law, excelling in human rights, tech ethics, and cybersecurity. A seasoned barrister known for her advocacy, her work addresses major legal and political challenges of our time.
Susie is a sharp intellectual prowess backed by over two decades of hands-on experience, Susie has contributed significantly to complex areas like human rights and security, combating corruption, the intricate impact of climate change on small island states, and the balance between human rights and the advancing technological age.
Key Achievements & Engagements:
Acclaimed author of "Freedom to Think: The Long Struggle to Liberate our Minds", her book delves into the interplay between power, thought influence, and the role of technology. Drawing a line from historical figures like Galileo to modern-day digital assistants, Susie underscores the significance and fragility of our most valued human right: the freedom of thought.
Susie's vocal presence isn't limited to the courtroom. She's a regular contributor to national and international media, sharing her insights on human rights and tech-related topics. With her capability to communicate in English, Spanish, and French, her voice has found audiences as varied as primary school children in the UK to security services in the former Soviet Union.
An integral part of various international organizations, including Amnesty International, the UN, and the EU, her assignments have taken her to numerous global destinations, offering her a panoramic view of how international law functions in different terrains.
Recognised as an authority in the field, Susie has been invited to share her expertise at prestigious forums such as Chatham House and the BBC. Her unique blend of legal acumen and philosophical background positions her as a go-to expert on tech ethics and the challenging questions surrounding neuroscience and human rights.
Signature Workshops & Talks:
- Inspiring Change through Law: An analytical dive into the key components of successful human rights movements, juxtaposing historical content with today's challenges.
- Trust in the Digital Age: An exploration of data protection and its elevation as a pivotal human right in today's digital-dominated era.
- The Power of Advocacy: Drawing from her vast experiences, Susie highlights the potential of advocacy to drive change, spotlight overlooked matters, and instigate significant policy shifts.
Susie's presence on stage is nothing short of magnetic. The intensity of her passion, combined with her sharp wit, ensures that her message isn't merely absorbed but deeply resonated. Whenever she addresses an audience, the ambiance is charged with a compelling mix of enlightenment, inspiration, and a rejuvenated desire to effect change. Attuned to her audience's needs, Susie masterfully strikes a balance between hard facts and captivating narratives.