About Us

Centre for Climate Crime and Climate Justice

Centre Co-Directors

David Whyte

David Whyte is Professor of Climate Justice at Queen Mary University of London. David’s research focusses on the relationship between law and corporate power. He is author of Ecocide: kill the corporation before it kills us (Manchester University Press, 2020 and Bella Terra, 2021).


Angela Sherwood

Angela Sherwood is Lecturer in Climate Crime and Climate Justice at Queen Mary University of London. Angela’s research interests lie in state violence and migration governance; environmental harm and population displacement; and the criminology of humanitarianism. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Refugee Studies and in several edited volumes on themes of state crime, displacement, and international migration.


Richard A. Falk

Richard A. Falk is Chair of Global Law at Queen Mary University of London and Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University.  Richard has been involved in writing about and bringing environmental crimes into the sphere of international law for 50 years and is one of the world’s leading experts on this subject.  He is the author or co-author of more than 20 books about international law and human rights and has been United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian occupied territories.


Centre Members

Penny Green

Professor of Law and Globalisation  and the founder of the Centre.


John Adenitire

Senior Lecturer in Law.

Alexis Alvarez-Nakagawa

Lecturer in Law and Fellow of the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences.



Franziska Arnold-Dwyer

Senior Lecturer in Insurance Law, Contract Law and Sustainability.



Franziska Arnold-Dwyer

Rebecca Bates

Lecturer in Environmental Law.

Tanzil Chowdhury

Senior Lecturer in Public Law.

Laura Disley

Doctoral candidate at Queen Mary University of London.




Neve Gordon

Professor of Human Rights Law.

Malgosia Fitzmaurice

Professor of International Law.

Eleanor Godwin

Doctoral candidate at the University of Liverpool.



Samira Homerang Saunders

Research Assistant, Centre for Climate Crime and Climate Justice.

Thiago Jesus

Senior Projects Manager at Peoples’ Palace Projects.




Thiago Jesus

Hans Lindahl

Chair of Global Law.

Hans Lindahl

Thomas MacManus

Senior Lecturer in State Crime.

Pauline Martini

Doctoral student at Queen Mary University of London.



Katrien Morbee

Lecturer in Banking and Finance Law.


Tibisay Morgandi

Lecturer in International Energy and Natural Resources Law.



Eve Nanopoulos

Senior Lecturer in Law.


Meredith Elizabeth Warren

Doctoral student at Queen Mary University of London.


Visiting Members

Ignasi Bernat

Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Centre.

Hilal Elver

Humanities and Social Sciences Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Queen Mary.

Stefanie Khoury

Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Centre.

Rory O’Neill

Visiting Professor at the Centre.


Natasha Walter

Honorary Professor at the Centre

Richard Whittell

Visitng Senior Research Fellow at the Centre.