Timothy Fish Hodgson

Legal Advisor, International Commission of Jurists
Moderator: Impact of Covid-19 on People in Vulnerable Situations, October 20 Tim joined the ICJ in October 2017. He is responsible for designing and implementing ICJ's work around Economic, Social and Cultural rights in Africa and assists with ICJ's global work on ESC rights and he has worked in a range of countries including South Africa, Swaziland, India, Myanmar and Uzbekistan. Before joining the ICJ, he worked as a Senior Researcher at the Socio-Economic Rights Institute (2016-17); as a Legal Researcher at SECTION27 (2013-16); and as a law clerk for Justice Zakeria Yacoob at the Constitutional Court of South Africa (2011-12). Tim has published various opinion pieces, book chapters, research reports, submissions to state and institutions, and peer reviewed journal articles. He holds a Bachelor of Business Science (Hons) and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Cape Town. He also holds a Master of Laws from the University of Michigan (2013) and a Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford (2017, with Distinction).