Michael Whine is the Director of Government and International Affairs, though currently furloughed, at the Community Security Trust, and Senior Consultant to the World Jewish Congress.
UK and Bureau Member of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), a standing commission of the Council of Europe that advises Member States on human rights matters, and inspects their compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights. Chairman of the ECRI Working Group tasked with renewing General Policy Recommendation No.9 on combating antisemitism.
Member of the UK Government Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime, the London Crown Prosecution Service Hate Crime Scrutiny and Involvement Panel, and former Lay Advisor to the Crown Prosecution Service Counter Terrorism Division.
Occasional representative of the UK Government at conferences of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE ODIHR), and of its National Point of Contact on Hate Crime meetings.
Author of 40 articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed scholarly publications on antisemitism, extremism, terrorism and government responses.