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Dr Tibisay Morgandi is an Associate Professor of International Energy Law in the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). She is an international lawyer, focusing on public and private international law issues in the fields of energy and environmental law, business and human rights (including tort law and ESG), trade and investment law, and international dispute settlement. Dr Morgandi is Chair of QMUL Climate Emergency Working Group and the Director of the QMUL/TradeLab clinic in international economic law. She holds a PhD and a Masters in International Law from the Graduate Institute in Geneva (2017; 2011), an LLM from Harvard (2014), and a Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza from the Università Cattolica in Milan (2009). Tibisay was admitted to the Bar in Italy in 2014. Her native languages are Italian and Spanish, and she is fluent in English and French.

Before joining QMUL, Dr Morgandi held a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Cambridge. During her fellowship, she published an original database of bilateral state energy agreements as part of a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Philomathia Foundation and the University of Cambridge. At Cambridge, Tibisay also lectured in international environmental law in the MPhil in the Department of Land Economy and taught international law at Trinity Hall. Prior to this, Tibisay worked as an associate in the Public International Law Practice and in the International Arbitration Group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Paris. She has consulted for the European Commission as well as Chatham House, Client Earth, and the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD).

For further information on her research and a list of her key publications see her institutional profile.

C-EENRG Fellow
Associate Professor of International Energy Law
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London
Dr Tibisay   Morgandi