Board of Directors
Erin Daly is Professor of Law at Delaware Law School in the United States and the Executive Director of Dignity Rights International, which advances the human right to dignity throughout the world through education, advocacy, and litigation. She has written extensively and co-edited numerous volumes on environmental constitutionalism, including Global Environmental Constitutionalism (2015) and Implementing Environmental Constitutionalism (2018) and she is the co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Human Rights and the Environment: Indivisibility, Dignity Legality, Geography (2019). She is the author of Dignity Rights: Courts, Constitutions, and the Worth of the Human Person (2013), a comparative analysis of jurisprudence about the right to human dignity from around the world, and co-author of Reconciliation in Divided Societies: Finding Common Ground (2006), co-written with South African scholar Jeremy Sarkin and with an Introduction by Archbishop Desmond Tutu., She is currently at work on several projects about dignity rights, including the first legal casebook on the subject. She serves as the Director of the Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment, and as the US National Correspondent for the Centre international de droit comparé de l'environnement (CIDCE).
Carlos Lozano. Lawyer from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He holds a Master's Degree in Environmental Law and Natural Resources from the University of Oregon as a Fulbright Scholar. He has extensive experience in environmental issues and human rights. He has worked in water resources, climate change, biodiversity and hazardous waste in different countries of Latin America, including Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela, Argentina, Mexico and Brazil. He has also worked on issues of human rights, damages and litigation of public interest. He has been a professor at Universidad del Rosario, in Colombia, and a columnist for Semana Magazine. He has worked with national and international non-governmental organizations, cooperation agencies and governments.
Thuli Makama is Oil Change International’s Senior Advisor for Africa, providing strategic direction and campaign support for the organization’s work in Africa. Thuli works closely with civil society organizations and other stakeholders in the Africa region to shift energy finance towards clean energy access and to expose the impacts of fossil fuel projects. As a public interest environmental lawyer, Thuli has decades of experience advocating for public participation in environmental and economic development decisions. In 2010, she was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize also known as the Green Nobel. Prior to founding the Environmental Law Center, Thuli was Executive Director of the environmental justice organization Yonge Nawe/ Friends of the Earth Swaziland. She currently serves on the Boards of Greenpeace International and Environment Technology Concentration (ETC).
Sebastian Rubiano-Galvis. Lawyer and Master in Geography of the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) and candidate for Ph.D. in the Department of Science, Policy and Environmental Management of the University of California, Berkeley (USA). He has a special interest in the relations between environmental governance, expert knowledge and power. He is a co-founder and member of the Environmental Law Research Group of the Universidad de los Andes and a clinical professor affiliated with the Environment and Public Health Clinic -MASP- of the same university. He has been a professor of environmental law at the Universidad de los Andes and the master's degree in environmental law and management at the Universidad del Rosario. He has been a consultant in environmental law and policy for organizations such as WWF, Gaia Amazonas, Tropenbos, Humboldt Institute, OIM, among others. He is currently Visiting Doctoral Fellow (2018-2019) in the Faculty of Jurisprudence of the Universidad del Rosario. He is the author of several publications on issues of law and environmental policy, such as "Territories in transformation, rights in movement" (Ed Uniandes 2018, with B. Sánchez) and "Regional autonomous corporations and environmental regulation of the territory on the northern edge of Bogotá "(in Lamprea and Alviar (eds.) Ed. Uniandes 2016, with V. Esteban).