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Last updated 18th April 2024


Victor is investigating the international environmental laws, policies, and regulations related to the present energy transition, energy security, net-zero goals, and what it means for National Oil Companies, and specifically petroleum-rich developing countries. He has always had strong interests in international Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law, and Contract Law as he has previous experience in a commercial role where he analysed contracts at a energy company. Victor also has experience teaching Business Law at Robert Gordon University where he obtained his Doctorate in the area of energy and natural resource law with a specific interest in National Oil Companies (NOCs) roles. Victor has been a member of the Association of International Energy Negotiators (AIEN) since 2013. Also, a Member of the Energy Institute (EI).

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):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Energy & Natural Resource Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environment Sustainability
  • Energy Transition
  • Just Transition
  • National Oil Companies
  • Climate Change Policy
  • Energy Policy
  • Sustainable Development
  • Global Net Zero Goals
  • Energy Security


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