International Advisory Board

Professor Jorge E. Viñuales

Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Governance (C-EENRG)



Professor Jorge E. Viñuales holds the Harold Samuel Chair of Law and Environmental Policy at the University of Cambridge and is the founder and former Director of the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG). He is also a Member (Associé) of the Institut de Droit International, the Chairman of the Compliance Committee of the UN-ECE/WHO-Europe Protocol on Water and Health, the co-General Editor of the ICSID Reports (CUP), the General-Editor of the Cambridge Studies on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Governance (CUP), a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the Shanghai International Arbitration Centre, and the Director-General of the Latin American Society of International Law.

Jorge has published widely in his specialty areas, most recently his books The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Environmental Law (Oxford University Press, 2019, co-ed. with E. Lees), The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. A Commentary (Oxford University Press, 2015), International Environmental Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015, second edition 2018, with P.-M. Dupuy) and Foreign Investment and the Environment in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2012, reprint 2015).

His ongoing work includes two monographic studies, The International Law of Energy (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming in 2020) and The Architecture of Environmental Law: A Comparative Analysis (Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2020), and a series of interdisciplinary papers on complexity economics, integrated modelling and sustainability policy in co-authorship with colleagues from C-EENRG and elsewhere. The latter work has been published over time in journals such as Nature Climate Change, Global Environmental Change, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Energy Policy or Climate Policy.