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Senior researcher – Legal Tools team; Natural Resources Group


Analysis and research of domestic, international and transnational legal frameworks; capacity building; advisory work on the role of law and justice in sustainable development with a focus on natural resources investments and land rights.

Current work: 

Researching large-scale land acquisitions and agribusiness investments; practitioner lesson sharing on legal tools for citizen empowerment in relation to land and natural resource investments; innovative tools for securing land rights in Africa and Asia.

Before IIED: 

Consultant at the Law & Development Partnership (London);

Co-Counsel for civil parties (victims) before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC);

Associate at Linklaters LLP.

Education: Master of Laws LLM, Kings College London, Law degrees (Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, Universita degli studi, Florence).

Languages:  English, French and Italian (fluent). German (basic)

Interests: Land rights, private investment, Sustainable Development, rule of law


Senior researcher – Legal Tools team; Natural Resources Group
International Institute for Environment and Development
80-86 Gray's Inn Road
WC1X 8NH London
Reino Unido

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