Chitzi Ogbumgbada

SCELG PhD Member

Chitzi Ogbumgbada is a PhD Candidate and Tutor at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Law School. He is also a member of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance. Chitzi’s doctoral research investigates the potential of international law in operationalising the concept of energy justice at the global level. His understanding of energy justice is derived from African communitarianism. Chitzi played a key role in the founding of the African Natural Resources and Energy Law Network, which deploys collaborative legal research to advise governments on how best to tackle problems created by energy access and resource governance. He also worked on a novel academic project that involved two faculties of law in Nigeria, which culminated in the publication of the African Journal of International Energy and Environmental Law. He has also served as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, and the Niger Delta University Law Journal. Chitzi’s research has been published in journals such as the International Energy Law Review and the Renewable Energy Law and Policy Review. He speaks English, Ikwerre (mother tongue), Nigerian Pidgin English, and has a notion of French.

Chitzi’s full profile is available here.

Chitzi’s areas of expertise:

  • Climate and Energy
  • Legal Theory
  • Law and Development