Claire Lajaunie

SCELG Affiliate

Claire Lajaunie investigates the inter-linkages between biodiversity and health and their evolution due to global changes through the study on Global Environmental Law, governance and the associated ethical issues. She is working for the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research at the LPED – Population-Environment-Development Laboratory in Marseille, France. She is also Affiliate Researcher at the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance.  Claire is a member of the Scientific Committee of the CDC Biodiversité (subsidiary of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignation) and STEAM Ambassador of the social enterprise MAINTENANT Sustaining Now (UK). Claire is also co-investigator on the One Ocean Hub and is co-leading (with S. Morand) the ANR project FutureHealthSEA on Predictive scenarios of health in Southeast Asia: linking land use and climate changes to infectious diseases (2017-2022). She co-authored a book on “Biodiversity and Health: Linking Life, Ecosystems and Societies” published in 2017 by Iste Press-Elsevier and co-edited a book on “Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia” (Routledge, 2017) and a book on” Law, public policies and complex systems networks in action” (Springer, 2019).

She is fluent in English, French (mother tongue), Spanish and speaks Korean.

Claire’s areas of expertise: 

  • Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge
  • Health
  • Oceans
  • Law and Development