Professor Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Leverhulme Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge, Senior Director, Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) & Executive Secretary, UNFCCC CoP26 Climate Law & Governance Initiative, is an award-winning expert jurist and professor of law and governance on sustainable development.


Author/editor of 22 books and over 80 papers, Professor Cordonier Segger also edits a Cambridge University Press series and serves on the editorial boards of five law journals. She is a full professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada; chairs several experts commissions and the Future Board of Bit Bio, a Cambridge biomedical firm; and as former General Counsel to UN treaty bodies, advises countries on implementing climate change, biodiversity, natural resources, trade and investment accords. She is also Fellow in Law / LLM DoS for Lucy Cavendish College, co-founder of CEENRG and CCCE, Affiliated Fellow of LCIL and laureate of the Justitia Fundamentum and other honours.

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