Nnenna Ifeanyi-Ajufo

Associate Fellow, Africa Programme

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Nnenna Ifeanyi-Ajufo is a professor of law and technology at the Leeds Law School, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom. She serves as the vice-chairperson of the African Union Cyber Security Experts Group (AUCSEG) and has been actively involved in advising the African Union Commission (AUC) and African member states on existing international, regional and national legal frameworks related to cyber governance, as well as promoting cybersecurity in Africa.

She is a non-residential technology and human rights fellow at the Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University (2022-24), the Chair of the Cybercrime Working Group of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), and serves as an African Union delegate to the United Nations ‘Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes’. 

Past experience

2023 - PresentProfessor of Law and Technology, Leeds Law School, Leeds Beckett University.
2022-24Non-Residential Fellow, Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University
2022-23Associate Professor and Head of Law, Buckinghamshire New University
2019-22Senior Lecturer, Law and Technology, Swansea University
2019Vice Chair, African Union Cyber Security Experts Group (AUCSEG)