Lucila de Almeida

Lucila de Almeida

Abreu Chair in ESG Impact

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Lucila de Almeida is the Abreu Chair of ESG Impact and Coordinator of the NOVA Green Lab at NOVA School of Law. She is Part-time Assistant Professor at the European University Institute and Wageningen University & Research, co-Director of the Regulatory Delivery Programme and a member of the Coordination Committee at the Florence School of Regulation, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies. Her fields of research are energy, environmental and climate law. She holds a PhD in European Law from the European University Institute, an LL.M in Comparative, European and International Law from the European University Institute, a Master in Law and Development from FGV São Paulo, and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.

Before joining the faculty, Lucila was a tenured Assistant Professor at Wageningen University & Research (2020-2022), an Edmond J. Safra Research fellow at the Center for Ethics at the Tel Aviv University (2019-2020), a Postdoctoral researcher at the faculty of law, University of Helsinki (2017-2019), a Research Associate at the Law Department of the European University Institute (2013-2016), and a visiting scholar at the Dipartimento di scienze politiche, giuridiche e studi internazionali, Università Degli Studio di Padova (summer 2019), and Louvain Global College Law, UCLouvain (summer 2018).

Lucila has worked on various projects as a researcher and consultant funded by prestigious organizations, among them the International Energy Agency (2019-2023), Berlin Economics (2020), the Academy of Finland (2017-2018), European Research Council (2013-2016), and Inter-American Development Bank (2011). Her work to date has resulted in numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, such as Yearbook of European Law (Oxford Journal), Transnational Environmental Law (Cambridge Journal), Energy Policy (Elsevier), among others, and books published with Hart Publishing, Edward Elgar and Springer.

Besides publications, she has been the managing editor of the European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS) and assistant editor of two Oxford Journals (EJIL and I.CON).