Roger Lu Phillips is Legal Director at the Syria Justice and Accountability Centre (SJAC) where he oversees teams conducting documentation and data analysis of evidence of atrocity crimes. He leads SJAC’s partnerships with special war crimes units prosecuting Syrian war crimes pursuant to universal jurisdiction and supports various UN entities conducting investigations. He also teaches international criminal law at Catholic University in Washington, DC. Previously, he served for ten years as a UN legal officer at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. He is a member of the Colorado and Washington DC bars.