Nicolás Rodríguez Serna is a Colombian qualified lawyer and researcher at the Refugee Law Initiative, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Rodríguez Serna pursued an LL.B. in Law at Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, and an LL.M. in Public International Law at Queen Mary, University of London. He has worked as a consultant for UNHCR and its Implementing Partners in Colombia, Chile and Mexico on international protection issues and refugee status determination and with the Nansen Initiative, among others. His research focuses on the international protection of displaced individuals under universal and inter-American law, disaster displacement in South America, and IHL.