Annalisa Savaresi is Lecturer in Environmental Law and co-directs the LLM/MSc Programme in Environmental Policy and Governance. She has several years' experience researching, teaching and working with environmental law and policy. She has previously taught international, European and comparative environmental law at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, at the Universities of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, and Copenhagen, Denmark.
Annalisa contributes to doctoral and executive education programs at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Switzerland; Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy; and University of La Sabana, Colombia. She has advised numerous think-tanks and organisations and acts as reviewer for several journals in the field of environmental, energy and climate law and policy. In 2017 she joined the Roundtable on Environment and Climate Change, advising the Scottish Government’s Standing Council on Europe.
LAWU9EL Environmental Law
LAWPP09 Environmental Law
LAWU9IL International Law
LAWU9LD Law Dissertation
Memberships and affiliations
Associate Editor, Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law (RECIEL)
Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy
Expert, Scottish Government Standing Council on Europe, Roundtable on Environment and Climate Change
Expert, Asia-Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions
External assessor, University of East Anglia
External examiner, Lancaster University
Member, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, World Environmental Law Commission
Member, Steering Committee, Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe
Member, Women's Energy and Climate Law Network
Visiting Lecturer: Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Switzerland); Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Italy); University of La Sabana (Colombia)
Evidence Session, UK Parliament Environmental Audit Committee –
Roundtable on Brexit and the environment British Academy, London –
Climate Governance after the Paris Agreement Global Governance Institute, University College London –
Keeping the Environment on the Political Agenda during the Brexit Years Scottish Environment Link –
Expert Consultation on Biodiversity and Human Rights Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights –
Roundtable on Environment and Climate Change advising the Scottish Government Standing Council on Europe
Annalisa's research focuses on climate change, biodiversity, forestry, environmental liability, renewable energy and the interplay between environmental and human rights law. Her work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed outlets and has been widely cited, including by the United Nations Environmental Programme (now UN Environment) and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.