Professor Engobo Emeseh
Head of Law School
Expertise: Law, environmental law, corporate social responsibility
Prior to her academic career, Professor Emeseh practised as a barrister and solicitor in Nigeria, having been called to the Nigerian bar. She has extensive experience in higher education both within and outside the UK.
Professor Emeseh's research is broadly in the area of environmental law and policy, with particular interests in regulation and enforcement, environmental justice, corporate social responsibility, and the interface between environmental regulation and international economic law.
She is widely regarded as an expert on the natural resources industry in Africa and has been invited as an expert or appointed as a consultant by distinguished organisations such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Africa Capacity Building Foundation, the African Legal Support Facility and the UN Economic Commission for Africa Institute for Economic Development and Planning. She is currently a member of the Bayelsa State Oil and Environment Commission, and a member of the Expert Working group.
Professor Emeseh has appeared on the BBC, Al Jazeera, Channel 4 and various radio stations.