Professor Engobo Emeseh

Engobo Emeseh

Professor Engobo Emeseh LLB, MSc, LLM, PhD, PGCHE is head of the School of Law at the University of Bradford.

She obtained her PhD from the Centre for Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, and prior qualifications from the University of Benin, 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.

Professor Emeseh’s research broadly focuses on environmental law and policy.

Her particular interest is effective policy and regulatory responses to corporate wrongdoing in the natural resources sector in the developing world, particularly Africa and ensuring environmental justice for victims.

Professor Emeseh has led knowledge transfer activities and provided expert advice and consultation to organisations including the Africa Capacity Building Foundation, the African Legal Support Facility, OXFAM Mozambique, and the UN Economic Commission for Africa Institute for Economic Development and Planning.

She is currently a member of the Bayelsa State of Nigeria Oil and Environment Commission and a member of its Expert Working Group.

She says that she enjoys teaching because it keeps her young and connected to the future.