Professor Dr. Ellen Hey is Head of the Department of Public International Law. She has lectured at academic institutions in the Netherlands and abroad, including Canada, Argentina, China, Ethiopia, Indonesia, the United States and countries in Europe.
She has worked for Dutch Ministries, NGOs and international organizations, including the EU, IMO, FAO, UNDP, UNEP, the UNECE and the World Bank.
She holds law degrees from Utrecht University and a Master of Science from the University of Wales.
Hey's research interests include international institutional law and international natural resources law.