Hellen Wanjiru Mukiri-Smith is a PhD Researcher in Data Justice at Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society, Tilburg University.  Her PhD research focuses on Kenya as a case study.  Hellen has a MSc Development Studies degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, an LLM from King’s College London, a Postgraduate Diploma in Bar Vocational Studies from Cardiff University and an LLB from the University of Northampton.  She has been called to the Bar in England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn and is registered as an Associate with the Supreme Court of The Bahamas. Hellen previously worked as a policy Consultant at the Economic Development and Planning Unit (‘EDPU’) in the Office of Prime Minster in The Bahamas, primarily responsible for developing the country’s national development policy, The Bahamas’ Vision2040, in the thematic areas of: human rights protection; poverty eradication; public sector reform and the promotion of the rule of law; land administration and reform, and climate change adaptation and mitigation.