Professor Engobo Emeseh

Head of the School of Law, University of Bradford

Professor Engobo Emeseh is Head of the School of Law at the University of Bradford. Emeseh obtained her PhD from the Centre for Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, and has degrees from the Nigeria Law School and the University of Wales, Cardiff. She is a former British Council Chevening Scholar and a Ford Foundation (IFP) Doctoral Fellow. Prior to her academic career, she practiced as a barrister and solicitor in Nigeria, having been called to the Nigerian Bar in 1992.

Professor Emeseh’s research focuses on environmental law and policy, with a particular interest in regulation and enforcement, environmental justice, corporate social responsibility, and the interface between environmental regulation and international economic law. She has been widely published and has presented papers at academic conferences and other international fora, usually within the context of the natural resources industry in Africa. Professor Emeseh has provided expert advice and consultation to organizations including the UNDP, the Africa Capacity Building Foundation, the African Legal Support Facility and the UN Economic Commission for Africa Institute for Economic Development and Planning.