Members and Contacts

The CCEEL team includes several well-known international experts and consists of six professors, six senior or post-doctoral researchers and more than 20 PhD researchers.

Professors

Director of CCEEL
Professor of European Economic and Energy Law
LL.D.
+358 50 442 3315
kim.talus @ uef.fi
Aurora II, 2nd floor, room 2073
 

Kati Kulovesi
Co-Director of CCEEL
Professor of International Law
in particular International Environmental Law, PhD
+358 50 4392173
kati.kulovesi @ uef.fi


Tapio Määttä
Professor,  Environmental Law
LL.D.
Head of the Department
+ 358 50 575 1589
Tapio.Maatta @ uef.fi
Office: Aurora II, 2. floor, room 2068
Office hour: Wed 11-12


Harro van Asselt
Professor of Climate Law and Policy, PhD
phone: +44 186 542 6316
email: harro.vanasselt@sei-international.org

 

Antti Belinskij
Professor, Environmental Law (Water Law), LL.D
phone: +358 (0)46 920 9189, +358 40 762 8333
antti.belinskij @ uef.fi


Ismo Pölönen
Professor, Environmental Law, (Bioeconomy and Natural Resources Law), D. Ad.Sc.
+358 40 594 6024
Ismo.Polonen @ uef.fi
Office: Aurora II, 2. floor, room 2078

Adjunct Professors


Eduardo G. Pereira
Adjunct Professor of Energy Law,
L.L.D.
eduardogpereira@yahoo.com



Elisa Morgera
Adjunct Professor / Docent of International and EU Environmental Law
L.L.D.
elisa.morgera@ed.ac.uk

 


Antto Vihma
Adjunct Professor / Docent of Climate Policy and Law
D.Soc.Sc
antto.vihma@fiia.fi


 

Andrei V. Belyi
Docent
andrey.belyy@uef.fi

 

Senior Staff

 

Seita Romppanen
Senior Lecturer in International Environmental Law, LL.D
seita.romppanen(at)uef.fi

 

 

 

Sabaa A. Khan
Senior Researcher, PhD, International Environmental Law
+358 (0)50 467 9119
sabaa(at)uef.fi

 

 

Yulia Yamineva
Senior Researcher, PhD, International Environmental Law
yulia.yamineva(at)uef.fi

 

 

Tuula Honkonen
Senior Lecturer, PhD, International Law
tuula.honkonen @ uef.fi

 

 

Niko Soininen
Senior Lecturer, Environmental Law and Jurisprudence, LL.D. (Environmental Law), (leave of absence -31.12.2017)
050 437 6342
niko.soininen @ uef.fi
Aurora II, 2. floor, room 2080

 

Tade Oyewunmi
Senior Researcher, International and European Energy Law, LL.D.
+358 456 661 337
oyetade.oyewunmi@uef.fi
Aurora II, 2nd Floor, Room 2139

PhD Researchers

PhD Researchers: Climate Change and International Environmental Law

Rosemary Mwanza
Beyond rhetoric: Can environmental rights provide effective remedies for corporate environmental pollution in the extractive industry in Kenya? (Started: 2017; Supervisors: Harro van Asselt and Päivi Leino-Sandberg)

Patrick Toussaint
Reification in international climate law: A critical analysis of the role of legal constructs in facilitating equity and justice under the UNFCCC regime (Started: 2017; Supervisors: Harro van Asselt and Kati Kulovesi)

Outi Manninen
Access and benefit-sharing of genetic resources under the Nagoya Protocol: Interpretation of key concepts (Started: 2017; Supervisors: Kati Kulovesi and Elisa Morgera)

Veera Julia Pekkarinen
Global regulation of methane (Started: 2017; Supervisors: Kati Kulovesi and Harro van Asselt)

Maria Eugenia Recio Pivo
Multiple layers of governance and regulation of forests: exploring challenges and opportunities for the future REDD+ landscape (Supervisors: Kati Kulovesi and Tuomas Kuokkanen)

Sara Kymenvaara
Low-Emission Transport Fuels - Regulatory Potential in the Multi-Level Governance of Climate Change (Started: 2016 Supervisors: Kati Kulovesi and Harro van Asselt)

Reza Maddahi
Carbon Capture and Storage in International Law (Started: 2015. Supervisors: Kati Kulovesi and Kim Talus)

Eugenia Recio
Multiple layers of governance and regulation of forests: exploring challenges and opportunities for the future REDD+ landscape (Started: 2014; Supervisors: Kati Kulovesi and Tuomas Kuokkanen)

Karl Upston-Hooper
Where Two Worlds Collide: Emission Reduction Purchase Agreements, the Evolution of the Dialectic Relationship of Private Contracts and International Environmental Law at the Heart of the Global Climate Regime (Started: 2013. Supervisors: Kati Kulovesi and Kim Talus)

Completed PhDs

Seita Romppanen
New Governance in Context: Evaluating the EU’s Biofuels Regime (Supervisors: Kati Kulovesi and Tuomas Kuokkanen) - 2015

PhD Researchers: Energy Law

Sirja-Leena Penttinen
Energy and Treaty Law (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Henrik Bjornebye (Oslo))

Meri-Katriina Pyhäranta
Landowners' legal role in shale gas production (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Eduardo Pereira)

Kaisa Huhta
Capacity mechanisms and EU law

Rasa Ptasekaite
EU vs Euratom Treaty (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Jakub Handrlica, Charles IV University)

Ayodele Oni
Gas market regulation (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Eduardo Pereira)

Baiba Miltoviča
Electricity markets and consumer protection (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Andrey Belyi)

Ioanna Mersinia
Emission trading in the EU (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Kati Kulovesi)

Nana Asare Obeng-Darko
On the Rules and Regulations of Electricity Production from Renewable Energy Sources: A Comparative Examination Between Ghana and the European Union (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Penelope Crossley, Sydney Law School)

Berryl Claire Asiago
“Government Interventions in International Business; The Rise of Local Content Requirements in the Oil and Gas industry”; Examining Legal, Institutional and Socio-Economic issues (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Tina Hunter)

Moritz Wüstenberg
Regulation of Energy Trade in the WTO – The EU-Russia Sphere (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Andrei Belyi)

Completed PhDs

Tade Oyewunmi
The Restructuring and Regulation of Gas Supply to Power Markets in Nigeria and the European Union (Supervisors: Kim Talus and Yinka Omorogbe, University of Ibadan) – 2017

PhD Researchers: Environmental Law

Johanna Ahonen
Urban waste water treatment: nitrogen removal in conflicting prerequisite of law and the environmental protection (Supervisors: Tapio Määttä and Ismo Pölönen)

Kimmo Malin
Legal cadastral survey - procedural study

Marko Heiskanen
Towards Biodiversity-Specialized Carbon Management in Developing Countries - CDM Forestry as a Regulatory Example (Supervisor: Tapio Määttä)

Completed PhDs

Niko Soininen
Transparencies in Legality: A Legal Analysis of the Reason-Giving Requirement in Water Management Permitting in Finland (Supervisor: Tapio Määttä) - 2017