Our faculty have specific expertise in the Law and Governance of Natural Resources and the design of resource regimes, particularly in the extractive industries.  Faculty have worked in academia and through collaboration with various organisations through commissioned research, advisory services, and the development of education and training projects and programs in the resources sector. 

Some of our faculty have served in external advisory roles to governments such as that of Argentina, Côte d' Ivoire, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Mozambique, Mongolia, Montserrat, St Helena Islands and international organisations such as the UN, UNECA, IFC, World Bank, GIZ, DfID.  Additionally, they have advised multinational for-profit and not-for-profit organizations such as Anglo-American, Rio Tinto, De Beers, IUCN, RWI, Global Witness, Open Society Justice Initiative, and the International Tin Research Institute.

Research Interests:

Current and recent areas of research include: National Mining Laws, Mining and Development issues, Government Agreements, Indigenous Agreements, Mineral Revenues and Taxation, Corporate Social Responsibility, Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining.



Ana Bastida

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Janeth Warden-Fernandez