Themba Lewis

Programme Manager for IRRI’s Rights in Exile Programme; Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2010–Present (Founding editor)

Themba holds graduate degrees in refugee studies from the University of Oxford and the American University in Cairo, and Level 2 Senior Caseworker Accreditation with the UK Legal Services Commission. He has taught on refugee rights in Bulgaria and Egypt, provided legal representation for detained asylum seekers in the United Kingdom, and is a Registered Member of the Law Society of England and Wales. Most recently, Themba served as a Field Team Leader at the US Refugee Admissions Program Resettlement Support Center, before joining the Rights in Exile Programme as co-director in August 2012.