Lavanya Rajamani is professor at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. Lavanya is an expert in the field of international environmental and climate change law. She has authored several books and articles in this field. Her latest co-authored book, International Climate Change Law (OUP, 2017), won the 2018 ASIL Certificate of Merit in a Specialized Area of International Law. She delivered a prestigious Hague Academy Special Course on the International Climate Change Regime in July 2018. She has also served as Rapporteur of the ILA Committee on Legal Principles Relating to Climate Change (2008–2014) and as a consultant to the UNFCCC Secretariat, a negotiator for the Alliance of Small Island States, and a legal adviser to the Chairs of Ad Hoc Working Groups under the FCCC. She was part of the UNFCCC core drafting and advisory team for the Paris Agreement.