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Emanuela Lecchi is currently a Lecturer in Law at the University of Dundee. She joins the faculty after a year working as a Research Assistant at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She specialises in competition law and economic regulation of regulated industries, with particular focus on telecommunications. Prior to this recent change of career, Emanuela was Head of Public Policy for Asia-Pacific at the GSMA (the association of the mobile industry), based in Hong Kong, following her role as Head of Competition for the GSMA, based in London.  Prior to joining the GSMA, Emanuela was a partner for 11 years at two law firms in the City of London, advising governments, regulator, competition authorities and corporate clients on matters of competition law and regulation. A lawyer by background, Emanuela also has an MSc in Economic Regulation and Competition from City University, London, and an LLM in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law from Strathclyde University. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • 4 - Quality education
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions


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Areas of expertise

  • Business regulation
  • Digital technology
  • Energy
  • Environment