H.E. Judge Sir Christopher Greenwood CMG QC has been a Judge of the International Court of Justice since February 2009. He was educated at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, where he is now an Honorary Fellow. Prior to his election to the International Court by the United Nations, he was Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics and a barrister. Sir Christopher was called to the bar by the Middle Temple in 1978 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1999. He was appointed Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) for services to international law in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2002 and was knighted in the 2009 New Year Honours. Sir Christopher holds the degrees of BA (Law) (First Class Hons), LLB (International Law) (First Class Hons) and MA from the University of Cambridge. Before becoming a Judge, he acted as counsel for the numerous States and private clients in both domestic and international courts. He is the editor of the International Law Reports and author of a number of articles on international law.