The Kosovo Specialist Prosecutor’s Office said on Thursday that Harvard Law School Professor Alex Whiting had been appointed its Head of Investigations.
“Whiting, 54, is a prosecutor of French and US nationality with extensive experience of both domestic and international prosecutions, including stints at both the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), as well as a distinguished academic career,” a press release said.
He came to the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) from Harvard Law School. The press release said that he was Investigations Coordinator and Prosecutions Coordinator at the Office of the Prosecutor at the ICC and was lead prosecutor at the trials of Fatmir Limaj, Isak Musliu, Haradin Bala, Milan Martic and Dragomir Milosevic at the ICTY and served as a federal prosecutor in Washington DC and Boston focusing on organised crime and corruption cases.
Whiting is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, the press release said.