18 May 2021
Zero Risk Mentality
Independent human rights researcher
Floor Elize Knoote is an independent human rights researcher with over a decade of field experience in the investigation of violations linked to governments, corporations and financial institutions in countries such as Colombia, Egypt and Uganda.
She specializes in the accountability gap of rights violations by corporate actors and of violence against human rights defenders, including the impacts of CFT policies on civil society. Floor is academically trained as a criminologist to investigate international crimes at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
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