Raquel Vázquez Llorente is a Senior Legal Advisor at eyeWitness, an organisation that works at the intersection of technology, law and public policy. eyeWitness has developed award-winning technology that authenticates and safely stores digital material to be used towards accountability for core international crimes—specifically war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and torture. eyeWitness won the GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security in 2016.
A qualified lawyer, Raquel has worked in conflict and post-conflict environments on a range of international criminal law and human rights issues. In 2016 and 2017, she was featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 list for her contribution to the field of Law and Policy. She has also been acknowledged as one of the Choiseul 100 leaders of tomorrow. Raquel holds a degree in Law and Business Administration from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and an MSc in International Strategy and Diplomacy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).