Sandra Cassotta

Sandra Cassotta

, Ph.D.

Director (Environmental Listening), Global Listening Centre.

Assoc. Prof. : Aalborg University(Denmark).


Sandra Cassotta PhD. is a important name in international arena when it comes to Environmental Law . Prof Sandra strongly believes that there is a urgent need To Listen to the Environment otherwise we are heading for unexpected natural disasters. Sandra Cassotta is Associate Professor in International, Environmental and Energy Law at Aalborg University (Denmark). A M.S. in political science from the State University of Milan (Italy), and Ph.D. in international environmental law from Aarhus University (Denmark). She has several international fellowships and appointments, amongst which currently, Lead Author at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) United Nations on Polar Issues and Governance, Invited Expert Reviewer of the IPCC Report 1.5, Fellow at the Sustainability College Bruges – SCB (Belgium), Expert Consultant for the EU Commission and the EU Parliament (Brussels, Belgium), Adjunct Professor of Law at the International Centre of Ocean Governance – ICOG at Western Sydney University (Australia) and Expert Research Fellow at the Institute for Security and Development Policy – ISDP (Stockholm, Sweden She published for Kluwer Law International, Energy Environmental Law Review, Year Book of Polar Law, Revue du Droit de l ’Union Européenne, among others. She has one book and more than 25 articles published in high level impact factors journals and reviews. She is Associate Editor for the Yearbook of International Environmental Law and other relevant international law and environmental law reviews. She is recipients of numerous governmental grants. She was born and raised in Brussels (Belgium), holds a B.A. in language from the European School of Brussels (Uccle), She worked for 14 years in the private and public sectors, and worked as media press and information officer at the International Olive Oil Council (United Nations aegis) for several years in Madrid (Spain), writing press releases, session reports of intergovernmental meetings, and official briefings for the executive director