LL.M, gained her Master’s degree from Uppsala University, Sweden having specialized in criminal law and human rights. She is the President and Chief Lawyer of Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers (SHRL), a non-governmental organization and law firm dedicated to promote and defend human rights in Scandinavia and Europe. SHRL have provided legal assistance in several high profile cases regarding human rights and the organization is a member of the EU Platform for Human Rights. SHRL have extensive expertise in human rights law, are often engaged in cases concerning human rights and have a large network of lawyers in Scandinavia, Europe and globally. SHRL also organize lectures, seminars, training events and participate in the public debate concerning human rights. SHRL prioritizes social and ethical responsibility in the society the work is based on Christian values and ethics, human dignity and the principles of natural law.
Ruth Nordström has previously studied media- and communications, leadership and organizational development at Mittuniversitet in Sweden. She has former work experience from the Administrative Court of Uppsala Sweden and the Swedish Ministry of Justice.
Ruth Nordström and her husband have three children.