Ove Bring is professor emeritus in international law. His latest positions were the Chair of International Law at Stockholm University (1998-2005) and Head of the International Law Centre at Swedish National Defence College (1998-2008). Before that he was professor of International Law at Uppsala University (1993-1997) and Legal Adviser at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (1976-1993). He is a member of the Permanent Court of International Arbitration (the Hague) and is serving as the President of the Swedish Branch of the International Law Association. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute since 2008.