Anna Myriam Roccatello is an Italian lawyer who qualified and practiced both in Italy and in the UK. She has considerable international experience in judicial reform and strengthening of judicial institutions through her more recent work in the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, which she began in 2001. She served in Kosovo in the UNMIK Department of Justice, where she contributed to the mission’s rule of law work; and in Afghanistan as part of a capacity building program for judicial personnel. From 2008 to 2011 she served in the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons as senior policy officer. Immediately prior to her joining ICTJ, she worked as the senior legal adviser of the United Nations Office for West Africa.
She obtained law degrees from the University of Strasbourg, France in 1991 and the University of Turin, Italy in 1994. She completed her Ph.D. studies in European Law at the University of Milan in 1997.