Sam Muller

Sam Muller is the founding director of HiiL. An international lawyer by training, he now works on justice strategy and innovation, connecting knowledge about needs and what works with justice change processes that make a difference. The clients he has worked for include governments, international businesses and leading civil society organisations. Sam also serves as executive director of the Justice Leadership Foundation and led the team that set up the Wildlife Justice Commission.
Before his work at HiiL he was closely involved in setting up the International Criminal Court and worked for UNRWA, ICTY and Leiden University. He holds a law degree and a doctorate from Leiden University and as published and spoken extensively on various topics, focusing mainly on legal trends and strategy, justice leadership, justice innovation, and international justice issues. He serves on various boards, including the Wildlife Justice Commission, the Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, the Hague Academic Coalition, the Hague Institute for Global Justice, and the Dr. Hendrik Muller's Vaderlandsch Fonds. He is active within the WEF where is now a member of the Global Future Council on Technology, Values and Policy.