Oliver Lewis is Executive Director of the Mental Disability Advocacy Center, an international human rights organisation based in Budapest, Hungary.
An LSE law graduate, he undertook post-graduate studies in medical law and ethics before qualifying as a barrister and working as a research assistant on mental health law reform at the UK’s Department of Health. As a non-practising barrister, Oliver is an associate member of the human rights barristers set Doughty Street Chambers, London. He is recurrent Visiting Professor in Law at the Central European University in Budapest, and is a faculty member of the International Diploma on Mental Health Law and Human Rights, run by the Indian Law Society in Pune, India.
Oliver has published papers on the interface of human rights law, public policy and disability. He serves on the editorial board of the European Yearbook on European Disability Law.