Camino Mortera-Martinez

Senior research fellow (Based in Brussels)
Areas of expertise 

Free movement of persons, counter-terrorism policies, criminal law, police and judicial co-operation, migration policies, JHA's institutional structure, civil law and international private law.


Camino Mortera-Martinez is a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform. Camino works on justice and home affairs, with a particular focus on migration, internal security, criminal law and police and judicial co-operation. She is also interested in the institutional dimension of justice and home affairs and the relationship between privacy and security both at EU and national levels.

Prior to joining the CER, Camino worked in several projects for the European Commission, as part of the justice and home affairs team of a Brussels-based consultancy. She was particularly involved in projects dealing with Free Movement of persons, intra-EU migration, criminal and civil law, counter-terrorism (including aviation security), police and judicial co-operation and international private law. Camino has also worked as external consultant for the European Commission in a project related to privacy and security in the area of tracing and tracking technologies. 

Camino holds a Master's Degree in Law by the University of Oviedo (Spain), an Exchange Diploma in Legal Studies by Cardiff University (UK) and a Master of Arts on EU Political and Administrative Studies by the College of Europe (Belgium), where she specialised in justice and home affairs with a master thesis devoted to the influence of the SWIFT case on the politics and institutional structure of counter-terrorism policies in the EU.

Camino Mortera-Martinez can be followed on Twitter at @CaminoMortera

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