Dr Marceline Naudi is President of GREVIO, the Council of Europe monitoring body of the Istanbul Convention, having also participated in the drafting of the Convention as a member of CAHVIO. She is a social worker by profession, a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Gender Studies, University of Malta, as well as an activist. Her specialist areas are gender issues, violence against women, LGBTIQ, as well as wider human rights. She was a board member of the WAVE network and the Scientific Coordinator of the European Observatory on Femicide. She is Regional Editor of the Journal on Gender Based Violence and has authored various publications in her areas of expertise.