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Dr Justin Macinante

Research Affiliate

University of Edinburgh

Research Affiliate, CO2RE Hub

Justin Macinante was a Research Associate on Governance, Legal and Ethical factors at CO2RE and a post-doctoral Research Fellow in Climate Change at the University of Edinburgh. He has extensive legal practice experience in private practice; as an environmental regulator; as in-house legal counsel; as a legal consultant; and as an academic, across the world. He has over fifteen years of experience working in the climate change field, including extensive carbon markets transactional and project development experience, worked on project development in China and India and in fund management and fund advisory, including for the European Investment Bank.  

As well as academic research, Justin consults to intergovernmental and public sector bodies and private sector corporations, actively participates on Governance working party for Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets initiative and is engaged in a number of research initiatives through the Law School, and the University of Edinburgh research partnership with UNFCCC into attribution of carbon contributions throughout value chains.