Björn Janson

Ethics officer

Björn Janson is the Ethics Officer of the Council of Europe since 1 January 2021. He holds a  Master of Law (LLM) and has had a career in the Swedish court system before joining the Council of Europe. Björn Janson has served in the Council of Europe for more than 30 years, in the European Commission of Human Rights, and the Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law dealing, inter alia, with police ethics and criminal justice reform. He was the Deputy Executive Secretary of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) prior to his current position.