- Research strand: In the public interest: accountability of the state and the prosecution of crimes
- Main fields of interest: Artificial Intelligence Business and Human Rights Counter-Terrorism EU Law Human Rights International and Transnational Crimes International Arms Control Law International Courts and Tribunals International Criminal Law International Dispute Settlement International Environmental Law International Human Rights Law International Humanitarian Law International Institutional Law International Institutions International Legal History International Legal Theory International Migration Law International Refugee Law International Technology Law Knowledge dissemination and valorisation Military Artificial Intelligence New Technologies and Artificial Intelligence New Technologies and International Regimes Philosophy of Law Public International Law Rule of Law Transitional Justice Transnational Criminal Law
Gabriela is a junior legal researcher at the Asser Institute within the research strand 'In the public interest: accountability of the state and prosecution of crimes', working primarily on the MATRA-Ukraine project 'Strengthening Ukraine’s Capacity to Investigate and Prosecute International Crimes', a joint initiative of the Asser Institute and Global Rights Compliance (GRC). Her role focuses on supporting key stakeholders in the Ukrainian conflict to more adequately investigate, prosecute, adjudicate and monitor international crimes.
Gabriela holds an LL.M in Public International Law (research track) from the University of Amsterdam (2019), which included a study exchange at Georgetown University Law Center (2017), and an LL.B. in International Law with European Legal Studies (honours) from the University of Hull (2014), which also included a study exchange at the University of Tilburg (2012-2013).
Prior to joining the Asser Institute, Gabriela worked in the fintech industry in financial crime and regulatory compliance. Previously, she has interned for GRC on the MATRA project and she has worked on the defence team of Jovica Stanišic at the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals in the Hague. She has also worked in different legal research and/or policy capacities for several other organizations, including the European Commission.