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Dr. Victoria Nalule

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Victoria is currently alecturer in Law at the University of Bradford, UK.

Sheis a lawyer and a renowned expert in Climate Change, Energy and Mining Law. Shehas extensive experience working on various projects in the different parts ofthe Globe. She is a holder of a PhD in International Energy Law and Policy(Dundee, UK).

She has a growinginternational track record in the energy and mining sectors. Victoriahas authored seven books in the energy and mining sectors with reputablepublishers including two books with Routledge; one book with Bloomsbury HartPublishers; four books with Springer Natures under Palgrave. She also has twoupcoming books. She has authored over 50 journal articles, book chapters andpolicy briefs in the area. Victoria has an active YouTube Channel with over 180videos and over 1,700 subscribers; and a podcast focused on energy and miningdiscussions.

Victoria is a renowninternational Energy and Mining expert and a regular commentator oninternational media including China Global Television Network; the Dubai-basedAsharq Business and Bloomberg. Victoria has beeninvited to advise governments and train policymakers in these areas. Forinstance, she was officially invited by the Government of Namibia to reviewtheir Energy Bill; she made a presentation to the policymakers in South Africaregarding their Petroleum Bill; she trained experts from the Nigeria NationalOil Company. She has also led a team of energy experts in reviewingenergy/mining laws and policies for countries such as Namibia, Ethiopia, Uganda;training experts from the OXFAM International to mention but a few.

Victoria is enthusiastic aboutenergy arbitration & dispute resolution. As such, she is an Arbitrator atthe Energy Disputes Arbitration Center (EDAC), Turkey. She is a committeemember at the International Law Association (ILA). Victoria is also the leadeditor for a living reference book project by Palgrave focused on‘International Arbitration in the African Energy and Mining Sectors’. She is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London.

Victoria offers extensiveexperience in Climate Change, the Energy and Mining sectors having worked withvarious institutions; regional and international organizations includingassignments for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI); TheQueen Mary University of London (EU Energy Project); The International EnergyCharter Secretariat in Belgium; the Extractive Hub in Scotland; East AfricanCommunity Secretariat in Tanzania; Southern African Development Community inBotswana to mention but a few. She also appeared as an expert witness beforethe Commission of Land Matters in Uganda. Victoria has also offered herexpertise to the African Commission on Business and Human Rights, where sheparticipated as an expert member to review the Commission’s work on Climate Changeand Extractives.


Victoria is involved in non-profitactivities focused on enhancing the development of the energy and miningsectors. Consequently, she is the founder and voluntarily manages the AfricanEnergy and Minerals Management Initiative (AEMI)-an NGO focused on reaching outto artisanal and small-scale miners. She has mentored several young people whoare interested in climate change, energy and mining. 


1. Natural Resources Law

2. Energy Law

3. Energy Transitions

4. Climate Change


6. Mining Law and policy

7. International Arbitration in Energy and Mining

8. Land Law and Extractives


Details on teaching interests, highlights and modules are available for Dr. Victoria Nalule as follows:

Teaching interests

1. Energy Law

2. Climate Change Law

3. Mining Law

4. Energy Transitions

5. Sustainability

6. Petroleum Law and Policy

Teaching highlights

Global Energy Transitions in light of Extractives.