Claude Roux is currently a Distinguished Professor of Forensic Science and Director of the Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). He completed his undergraduate and PhD studies in forensic science at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and migrated to Australia upon his PhD completion in 1996. Claude has been pivotal to the development of forensic science in his adopted country over the past 26 years by developing and leading the first undergraduate degree and PhD program in forensic science. His research activities cover a broad spectrum of forensic science and his vision of forensic science has primarily driven his professional motivation as a distinctive academic and holistic research-based discipline.
Claude was President of the Australian & New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS) from 2010 to 2016. He is the current President of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, Vice-President of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales. He also serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Criminal Court.