Dr Annalisa Savaresi

Law B12A Pathfoot Building University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA United Kingdom

About me

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 has taught in 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 on Brexit.


  • 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 Roundtable on Environment and Climate Change
  • Expert, Asia-Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions and Global Alliance 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, University of La Sabana (Colombia)


  • Brexit and EU Environmental Law
    Type of eventSeminar
    LocationUniversity of Barcelona
  • Just Transition Initiative Conference
    Type of eventConference
  • Evidence Session, Scottish Parliament Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee
    Type of eventPolitical
  • Evidence Session, UK Parliament Environmental Audit Committee
    Type of eventPolitical
  • Innovation in Climate Governance Project Workshop ‘Deconstructing Participatory Climate Governance: Innovation or Business as Usual?’
    Type of eventWorkshop
    LocationScience Po, Bordeaux
  • Earth System Governance Project Conference ‘Allocation & Access in a Warming and Increasingly Unequal World’
    Type of eventConference
    LocationLund University
  • Low Carbon Energy for Development Network Conference
    Type of eventConference
  • European Environmental Law Forum
    Type of eventConference
  • Energy Justice Research Retreat
    Type of eventWorkshop
    LocationSt. Andrews
  • SULNE Roundtable: Borders after Brexit
    Type of eventWorkshop
    LocationUniversity of Glasgow
  • Energy@Cambridge Seminar Series: In Search of 'Good' Energy Policy
    Type of eventSeminar
    LocationUniversity of Cambridge
  • Brexit and the Environment in Scotland
    Type of eventWorkshop
    LocationUniversity of Strathclyde
  • The Future of the EU ETS
    Type of eventWorkshop
    LocationUniversity of Edinburgh
  • Meeting of the Scottish Parliament Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee, Environmental Implications for Scotland of the UK Leaving the EU
    Type of eventPolitical
  • University of Eastern Finland Law School 5th Annual Energy Transition Conference
    Type of eventConference
    LocationJoenssu, Finland
  • Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Training on Human Rights and the Environment
    Type of eventSeminar
  • Land-based Climate Mitigation in a < 2 Degree World: Potentials and Potential Pitfalls
    Type of eventSeminar
  • European Society of International Law 12th Annual Conference
    Type of eventConference

Other academic activities

  • Roundtable on Environment and Brexit
    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

Professional membership

  • Roundtable advising the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform on Brexit
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