Brenda Hollis, a citizen of the United States, was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone on 16 February 2010.
Replacing Stephen Rapp, Hollis is a Senior Trial Attorney at the Special Court. She led the prosecution of Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia.
Previously, Hollis worked in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, organizing and preparing its first cases.
Hollis has a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver and graduated from Bowling Green State University, Ohio.