Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance People

The BeneLex team is comprised of four researchers and supported by a Board of Advisors. The BeneLex team has welcomed visiting researchers from academia and practice and is available to receive comments and suggestions on its work, as well as enquiries about possible collaborations.

Visitors and collaborators: In the group photo above, the team is accompanied by Dr Adriana Bessa, who has established an informal collaboration with the BENELEX team with regards to the international legal concept of "local communities."  During the academic year 2015-2016, the BENELEX team welcomed amid its fold the following visiting reserchers:

  • Dr Saskia Vermeylen, Senior Lecturer, Lancaster University Environment Centre (now with SCELG); 
  • Dr Lalanath de Silva, Director, Environmental Democracy Practice, World Resources Institute, Washington DC; 
  • Margherita Brunori, PhD, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa. Margherita is the author of the drawing featuring on the BENELEX website and social media;
  • Komlan Sangbana, Researcher, Institute for Environmental Sciences and Member of the Platform for International Water Law, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva.