Prof Lukas Muntingh


Lukas Muntingh was appointed as Director of DOI with effect from 1 Jan 2023. He is also the co-founder and Project Coordinator of Africa Criminal Justice Reform (ACJR). He holds a PhD (Law) from UWC and an MA (Sociology) from Stellenbosch University. He has been involved in criminal justice reform since 1992. He has worked in Southern and East Africa on child justice, prisoners’ rights, preventing corruption in the prison system, the prevention and combating of torture, and monitoring legislative compliance. He has published extensively and presented at several conferences. His current focus is on accountability and the prevention and combating of torture and ill-treatment of people deprived of their liberty.