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Professor Jacqueline Peel
Director of Melbourne Climate Futures - University of Melbourne
As the inaugural Director of Melbourne Climate Futures, Professor Jacqueline Peel is committed to fostering collaborative and creative research that will develop real world solutions for a safer, sustainable climate future. Jackie is a Professor at Melbourne Law School and a leading, internationally-recognised expert in the field of environmental and climate change law. She has published widely on these topics including leading monographs on Climate Litigation and Principles of International Environmental Law. Jackie is a Lead Author in Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report, and serves as the Treasurer of the Australian & New Zealand Society of International Law and a Co-Chair of the American Society of International Law’s Signature Initiative on Climate Change. She is an editor of Transnational Environmental Law and co-founder of the Women’s Energy and Climate Law Network. Jackie was a Fulbright and Hauser Scholar at NYU and has held visiting scholar positions at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University.