IELRC.ORG - People @ IELRC
 
Convenors
Philippe CULLET
Patricia KAMERI-MBOTE 

Research Fellows
Alix GOWLLAND-GUALTIERI
Thoko KAIME
David TAKACS

Research Associates
Lovleen BHULLAR
Adil Hasan KHAN
Sujith KOONAN

Research Assistants
Birsha OHDEDAR
Andrea von FLE
Francis KARIUKI

Administration
Francois GERVAZ
ASIM
Jessy THOMAS

 

 

















People @ IELRC

Convenors

Philippe CULLET, Lic. iur., LLM, MA, JSM, JSD

Dr Philippe Cullet is Professor of International and Environmental Law at SOAS University of London, a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi and Founding Research Director and Convenor of IELRC.

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Email: pcullet 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 
     
 
Patricia KAMERI-MBOTE, LLB, LLM, DWL, JSM, JSD

Professor Patricia Kameri-Mbote is a Founding Research Director of IELRC and the Programme Director for Africa. Patricia is a Professor of Law and Dean at the School of Law, University of Nairobi. She was conferred the rank of Senior Counsel in 2012.

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Email: pkameri-mbote 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 

Research Fellows

   
Alix GOWLLAND-GUALTIERI, Lic. iur., LLM, DPhil

Dr Alix Gowlland, Research Fellow, holds a doctorate in law (DPhil) from Oxford University and previously received an LLM from UC Berkeley. Her primary research area is international environmental law, with a particular focus on trade and environment, accountability of international financial organisations such as the World Bank, participation and information disclosure, human rights and environment, water, and wildlife law.

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Email: agowlland 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 
     
 
Thoko KAIME, LLB, LLM, PhD

Dr Thoko Kaime, Research Fellow, is Lecturer in law in the School of Law at the University of Leicester and Senior Teaching Fellow at the SOAS University of London. He was previously Lecturer in Law and Deputy Director of the Environmental Regulatory Research Group at the University of Surrey. Thoko maintains broad interests in the area of public international law and the social critique of law and legal policy.

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Email: tkaime 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 
     
 
David TAKACS, BSc, MA, JD, LLM, PhD

Dr David Takacs, Research Fellow, is Associate Professor of Law at UC Hastings where he teaches environmental law, biodiversity law, international environmental law and climate change law. He holds a PhD in Science & Technology Studies from Cornell University, an LLM from SOAS and a JD from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is the author of The Idea of Biodiversity (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996). He has worked as a professor in Earth Systems Science & Policy at CSU Monterey Bay, a lecturer in the John S. Knight Writing Program at Cornell, a Peace Corps Forestry Volunteer in Senegal and more recently as a consultant on law and policy issues related to forest carbon for USAID and Conservation International.

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Email: dtakacs 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 

Research Associates

   
Lovleen BHULLAR, BA/LLB, LLM, MSC

Lovleen Bhullar, Research Associate, holds a bachelors degree in law from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, an LLM from SOAS University of London and and an MSc in Environmental Policy & Regulation from the London School of Economics & Political Science. She has worked as a Research Associate at the Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law, also at NUS, as well as a leading Indian law firm in New Delhi. She has interned with the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development, Friends of the Earth United Kingdom & Wales, and Capacity Global in London.

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Email: lbhullar 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 
     
 
Adil Hasan KHAN, BA/LLB, MIS

Adil Hasan Khan, a Research Associate, is currently pursuing a PhD in international law with a minor in Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva. He holds a Masters in International Studies (MIS) with a specialization in international law from the same institution and a BA/LLB Hons. from the National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal. His areas of research include indigenous peoples' rights, international law and colonialism, and culture and rights.

Email: akhan 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 
     
 
Sujith KOONAN, LLB, LLM, MPhil

Sujith Koonan is a law researcher based in Delhi and he is currently pursuing PhD at SOAS University of London. He worked at Amity Law School, Noida where he taught Environmental Law and Public International Law. He also worked as a Law Researcher with Environmental Law Research Society (ELRS), New Delhi where he coordinated a three-year project (2009-12) on water law reforms in India.

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Email: skoonan 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 

Research Assistants

   
Birsha OHDEDAR, BA/LLB

Birsha OHDEDAR, Research Assistant, is currently an LLM candidate at SOAS University of London. He holds bachelors degrees in Law and Political Studies from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He has worked previously as a Solicitor at a major law firm and at a community legal centre in Auckland, New Zealand. He has also previously interned with the Alternative Law Forum and EQUATIONS in Bangalore. His research interests include water, sanitation, human rights and the environment, and climate change.

Email: bohdedar 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 
     
 
Andrea von FLÜE, LLB, LLM

Andrea von Flüe, Research Assistant, holds an LLM from the University of Geneva. He is working towards a PhD on environmental issues. He is also completing UNITAR Diploma on International Environmental Law.

 
     
 
Francis KARIUKI, LLB

Francis Kariuki, Research Assistant, is pursuing an LLM in Environmental law at the University of Nairobi. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and a researcher in environmental law focusing in natural resources law, intellectual property, conflict management and international law. He worked as a legal assistant at the firm of Kariuki Muigua and Co. Advocates. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi.

 

Administration

   
Francois GERVAZ, BEng, MBA

François Gervaz, Member of the Board, Planning Adviser and IT coordinator, holds a degree in engineering from Geneva and an MBA from the University of Oxford.
He provides advice on marketing, fund-raising and information technology.

Email: fgervaz 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 
     
 
ASIM

Asim is a Web and Graphics Designer. He is responsible to maintain website and for all design related work in respect of the organisation's newsletter, website and on-line journal. He has experience of more than 8 years in website Designing and DTP.

Email: masim 'at' ielrc 'dot' org

 
     
 
Jessy THOMAS

Jessy Thomas, Programme Officer, has 16 years of experience in corporate organisations and NGOs in administration, support services and resource management.

Email: jthomas 'at' ielrc 'dot' org