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Raphael J Heffron

Professor of Energy Justice & the Social Contract, CNRS & University of Pau

Professor Raphael Heffron is Professor in Energy Justice, the Social Contract and Sustainability at CNRS and the University of Pau in France. He is also Jean Monnet Professor in the Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy awarded by the European Commission and a Senior Counsel at Janson law firm in Brussels (Belgium). Professor Heffron is a qualified Barrister-at-Law, and a graduate of both Oxford (MSc) and Cambridge (MPhil, PhD). His work has a principal focus on achieving a sustainable and just transition to a low-carbon economy, and combines a mix of law, policy and economics. He has published over 190 publications and is the most cited scholar in his field of energy law and the just transition worldwide. His work is translated into multiple languages including Chinese, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and Persian. Professor Heffron has given just over 190 keynotes or guest lectures in 52 countries.