Stephen Minas’s research concerns novel transnational processes of law, policy and dispute resolution that address the emerging sustainable economy, focused on the nexus of climate change, finance, energy and technology. This research agenda draws on areas of legal doctrine and practice including public international law, private international law, energy law, financial law and European Union law.
Professor Minas is a senior research fellow of the Transnational Law Institute of King’s College London and a member of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) and its Climate Change Specialist Group, and is a participant in the WCEL ‘transition of energy systems’ project. Professor Minas currently serves as chair of the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee, which serves the UN Climate Convention and Paris Agreement. He has consulted to or collaborated with a variety of international organizations and think-tanks.
Previously, Professor Minas has worked as a visiting lecturer at King’s College London (teaching in areas including finance law, climate change law and transnational law), an adviser to the Premier of the Australian state of Victoria, working on a variety of policy and legal areas, and for members of the Australian Parliament. He is admitted as an Australian lawyer, has completed the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s Tribunal Secretary Accreditation Programme and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.