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Gretta Schumacher

Gretta Schumacher

Senior Legal and Policy Officer

Gretta is a Senior Legal and Policy Officer at Rights and Security International (RSI).  Prior to joining RSI, Gretta was a barrister in New Zealand, where she was involved in litigation in respect of commercial, criminal and public law matters.  Before commencing practice, Gretta was judges’ clerk to the Court of Appeal of New Zealand for two years.

Gretta obtained the BCL (Oxon) in 2019 with distinction, and she holds a BA (German and Philosophy) and LLB (Hons) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.  She completed her dissertation there in international humanitarian law, and has specific experience and academic interest in public international law, international humanitarian law, and the intersection of international law, national security and human rights.