Khanssa Lagdami

Technical Officer
Ph.D, Law of the Sea, University of Nantes
LL.M in international law, University of Perpignan, France
MS.c, Management of Maritime Affairs, University of Perpignan, France


Dr Khanssa Lagdami joined WMU in 2015 as a Researcher. Her areas of expertise are Law of the Sea, Ocean governance and policy, Marine environmental law, maritime security, maritime transport and new technologies. Khanssa carries over than 10 years of experience as a Researcher in maritime and ocean affairs. Her research interests involve project creation, project management as well as capacity building and training (especially for developing countries).

Dr. Lagdami has had the opportunity to teach International Public Law, Law of the Sea and Maritime Law at the Faculty of Law of University of Nantes in France, and deliver training on maritime security for MSc Maritime Law and Policy at the World Maritime University.

Dr Khanssa Lagdami earned her doctorate from University of Nantes where she studied the maritime safety and security in the Mediterranean. Khanssa multidisciplinary profile holds also a M.Sc. in Maritime Affairs Management and a LL.M in International Comparative Law from University of Perpignan in France. She is a citizen of both Morocco and France. She speaks fluently English, French and Arabic.