ENVIRONMENTAL RULE OF LAW


Mr. James Cameron

Executive Director and Vice Chairman, Climate Change Capital

Mr. Cameron is an executive Vice Chairman of Climate Change Capital of which he was one of the founding members. He is a member of GE's ecomagination board, Pepsico UK's advisory board, chairman of the World Economic Forum's Agenda Council on Climate Change, a trustee member of the UK Green Building Council and of the Carbon Disclosure Project, a member of the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Group and was a member of the Green Investment Bank Commission.

Prior to CCC he was Counsel to Baker & McKenzie and was the founder and the head of their Climate Change and Clean Energy Practice. James has spent much of his legal career working on climate change matters, including negotiating the UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol as an adviser to the Alliance of Small Island States.  He has held academic positions at Cambridge, London, Bruges and Sydney and is currently affiliated with the Yale Centre for Environmental Law and Policy.

As a barrister he appeared in several of the leading cases in international and environmental law. James is also a member of Oxfam's development board, a senior advisor to the Climate Group, chairman of China Dialogue, a member of the development board at the University of Oxford's Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment and most recently a member of the High Level International Advisory Committee to the World Congress on Justice, Governance, and Law for Environmental Sustainability.