Green Climate Fund Independent Redress Mechanism, subject expert for environmental and international law
Executive Council Member, Society of International Economic Law
Honorary Associate Professor, Australian National University
Visiting Professorial Fellow, University of New South Wales
Suresh Nanwani has more than 30 years of development work experience in international organizations including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. His work covers governance and accountability, policy formulation, public consultations, human resources, accountability mechanisms, project operations, and law and development. He was formerly Advisor in ADB and Counsel in EBRD. He has a PhD degree in Organization Development from SAIDI Graduate School of OD, Philippines, an LLM degree from University College London, and an LLB degree from the National University of Singapore.
He is a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) Accredited Mediator.
Since 2008, he has lectured on international financial institutions, and law and governance in various countries including Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, and the United Kingdom. He is Honorary Associate Professor in Australian National University; Visiting Professorial Fellow in University of New South Wales; and Honorary Research Fellow in Birkbeck University of London.
He has published extensively on international financial institutions, law and development, governance and accountability, Sustainable Development Goals, and Belt and Road Initiative. His latest publications are Covid-19 in the Philippines: Personal Stories (coedited) (Amazon Kindle, 2021) and The Practice of Independent Accountability Mechanisms (coedited) (Brill Nijhoff, 2019).
- Member of Advisory Board of the International Community Law Review, a UK peer-reviewed journal.
- Executive Council Member of Society of International Economic Law, a global organization for academics, practitioners, government officials and students on IEL research, practice and development.
- Member of the Advisory Board of the African International Economic Law Network, a platform for the exchange of ideas on IEL on Africa’s international economic endeavors to be part of the global economy.
- Member of the International Advisory Group of One World Trust, a United Kingdom independent think tank advocating reform in global governance.