Tonny is a legal practitioner and academic based at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Portsmouth, where he teaches international relations at the undergraduate and masters levels. His PhD in law research at the University of Portsmouth focused on NGOs and transitional justice. He previously worked as a Visiting Professional in the Office of Public Counsel for Victims at the International Criminal Court. He holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law from University of Notre Dame (United States), and a bachelor of Laws degree from Uganda Christian University (Uganda). He was admitted to the Ugandan Bar in 2014 and practices as a Barrister and Solicitor in the High Court of Uganda and all courts of judicature. He is involved in international human rights work, including participation in UN Human Rights Council sessions in Geneva. He is also a Research Affiliate with the Refugee Law Initiative at University of London, and was a Visiting Fellow at University of Copenhagen. He has also collaborated with Leiden Law School’s Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies as an expert on the Tracing Inherent Powers Project. He has taught undergraduate law courses at the University of Greenwich, University of Portsmouth and Royal Holloway, University of London.