Dr Arjuna Dibley

Research Fellow

Email adibley@unimelb.edu.au

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Dr. Arjuna Dibley is the Head of the Sustainable Finance Hub at Melbourne Climate Futures, a Research Fellow at Melbourne Law School and an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Smith-School for Enterprise and Environment.

Arj is an expert in environmental law and economics. He uses quantitative and qualitative methods to research various aspects of climate change law and economics, sustainable finance, energy policy and corporate governance. Among others, his work has been published in Nature, Harvard Environmental Law Review, Journal of Cleaner Production and Foreign Policy. He has also published significant policy reports, including as a lead author on the United Nations Environment Programme’s Adaptation Gap Report, and has published op-eds and is quoted in international press.

Prior to his university role, Arj worked as a corporate lawyer, strategy adviser and policy analyst at leading sustainable finance organisations in Australia, Asia and the US, and continues to advise governments, financial institutions, companies, philanthropists, and not-for-profits on various aspects of climate law, economics and sustainable finance.

Arj has a doctorate in climate change law and economics from Stanford University which he earned as a General Sir John Monash Scholar, and undergraduate degrees in law and Asian studies from the Australian National University.

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