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Professor Jorge Vinuales

Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy, University of Cambridge.

About me

Professor Jorge Vinuales holds the Harold Samuel Chair of Law and Environmental Policy at the University of Cambridge, where he founded the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Governance (C-EENRG).

He has wide experience advising governments, international organisations, investors and companies on strategic, policy and governance matters arising from the sustainability transition. He has used the expertise underpinning this course in contexts as diverse as advising Turkey on the implementation of the Paris Agreement, a multinational software company on carbon border adjustment measures, an AI-specialised hedge fund on ESG and sustainable finance, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on COVID-19 and climate finance, NGO Oil Change International on the legal obligations of export credit agencies when considering investment in fossil fuels abroad, serving as arbitrator or counsel in investment disputes for hundreds of millions of pounds, or chairing a UN Committee on Water and Health overseeing the policies of 27 states.