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Temitope Onifade

Lecturer (U.K. Assistant Professor), University of Bristol Law School

Temitope ­­­­Onifade is a low-carbon law expert and a law lecturer (U.K. Assistant Professor). His research currently focuses on the regulation, governance and justice aspects of renewable and other clean energy technologies, sustainable public and private finance, and climate and carbon transition implications. He has worked as a consultant at Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative in the UK, a research associate for a corporate social responsibility law firm in Canada, and a business lawyer in Nigeria. 

As a scholar-practitioner, Temi has served policy, industry, and academic communities. He has represented UBC as a Canadian delegate to the United Nations climate change process, sat on multiple government and NGO boards and committees, led policy and academic projects as the founding Co-Chair and Coordinator of the Liu Institute Network for Africa at UBC, and represented UBC’s graduate and postdoctoral studies faculty on the university’s Senate. 

Funded by the Government of Canada’s Vanier Scholarship, the International Doctoral Fellowship and other awards, his Ph.D. at UBC explores state-business-civil society interactions in low-carbon regulation. He is a grateful recipient of over 40 other awards and grants from international organizations, governments, NGOs, and universities.