Judge Althea Violet Alexis-Windsor

Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago (Latin American and Caribbean States)

Term: 11 March 2021 - 10 March 2030

Assumed full-time duty: 1 September 2021

Elected from: List A on 23 December 2020

Assigned to: Trial Division

Current chamber: Trial Chamber I


Judge as of 11 March 2021, for a term of nine years. 

Prior to joining the ICC, Judge Althea Alexis-Windsor has served since 2013 as a judge of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, where she has adjudicated on complex pre-trial and trial matters including murder, sexual offences and narcotic drugs. Before that, she served as a prosecuting Trial Counsel and as Appeals Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (2004-2013), where she was part of several high-level prosecutions of crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide at both trial and appellate level, including cases involving charges of sexual violence.  

Previously, Judge Alexis-Windsor served as Senior State Counsel and in a number of other functions in the Office of Public Prosecutions of Trinidad and Tobago, and as Deputy Director of the Human Rights Unit in the Ministry of the Attorney General. She also has experience working in a private law firm.

Judge Alexis-Windsor studied law at the University of the West Indies and the Hugh Wooding Law School, and obtained an LLM degree from the University of Utrecht. She has also participated in seminars on a wide range of topics at the Judicial Education Institute of the Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago. She is a member of the Caribbean Association of Women Judges. 

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Situation and Cases

Current situations and cases:
The Prosecutor v. Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman ("Ali Kushayb") - Trial Chamber I