Based in Mexico, Ina Zoon is Project Manager, Latin America, for the Global Campaign on Pretrial Detention. Previously, Zoon worked as a consultant on pretrial justice issues with the Justice Initiative. Prior to this she worked as the Head of Technical Assistance for the European Union program on strengthening and modernizing the administration of justice in Mexico and the combat exclusion program in Guatemala. In this role she contributed to the strengthening of public defenders and forensic medicine institutes, helped create virtual courts and computer systems for use by state attorneys, and pushed for the incorporation of the principal of gender equality into public policy.
Zoon has worked in Europe as a consultant on issues related to legislative harmonization of Eastern European countries with the EU for several international organizations including the Council of Europe, the European Commission, and the Organization for Security and Protection in Europe. She has published studies on public policy and human rights and has been a guest lecturer for graduate classes at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, the University of Granada, and the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Zoon has a Juris Doctor, specializing in international public law and human rights from the Rene Cassin Institute of Strasbourg, France, and a certification in legislative lobbying techniques from the ACLU.