Professor in Public Law and Director of the Centre for Law in Action in the Faculty of Law, Nelson Mandela University

Professor Hennie van As is a global specialist on sea fisheries and related organised crime. An admitted advocate, he is a professor in Public Law and Director of the Centre for Law in Action (CLA) in the Faculty of Law at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth. He is a member of PescaDOLUS - the international research and capacity-building partnership on fisheries crime between South Africa and Norway.

His expertise extends to local government law, especially the development of policies and by-laws and the implementation and enforcement of local government legislation

Experience

  • –present
    Professor in Public Law and Director of the Centre for Law in Action in the Faculty of Law , Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University