Contact Us

Secretariat
IUCN Academy of Environmental Law

William Piermattei, J.D.
IUCN Academy of Environmental Law
University of Maryland
Francis King Carey
School of Law
500 W. Baltimore St., Rm. 488
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Tel: 410-706-8157
wpiermattei@law.umaryland.edu

The Governing Board consists of ten persons from the Academy's member institutions elected at the Academy's Annual Collegium by representatives of the member institutions. Click on each member's name below for a biographical note.

The Chair of IUCN's Commission on Environmental Law and the head of IUCN's Environmental Law Program are also members of the Governing Board, to ensure close continuing cooperation with IUCN in the implementation of the Academy's research recommendations.

Members of the Governing Board

Richardson-photo-sm

Professor Nilufer Oral (Chair)
Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
Region: Eastern Europe and Central Asia

lin-sm

Professor Elizabeth Kirk (Vice-Chair)
Nottingham Trent University, Scotland, UK
Region: Western Europe

lin-sm

Professor Jose Rubens Morato Leite
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Region: South America

Professor Lye Lin Heng
Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (APCEL),
Law Faculty, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Region: South-East Asia

Professor Paul Martin
Director, Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law
Deputy Head, School of Law
University of New England, Australia
Region: Oceania

Foto GAO-2.2

Professor Gustavo Alanis Ortega
Professor, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
Region: Meso-America

Professor Amber Prasad Pant
Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Region: South and West Asia Region

Qin Tianbao

Professor Qin Tianbao
Director, Research Institute of Environmental Law (RIEL)
Vice Dean, School of Law, Wuhan University, China
Region: North Asia

Justice Antonio Benjamin
Justice, National High Court of Brazil (STJ), Brazil
Chair, World Commission on Environmental Law

iza-sm

Dr. Alejandro Iza
Head, IUCN Environmental Law Programme
Director, IUCN Environmental Law Centre, Germany

Professor Alexander Paterson
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Region: Africa

Professor Denise E. Antolini
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Region: North America

Professor Carmen Gonzalez
Seattle University, United States
Region: North America