Charra Tesfaye Terfassa
Charra is a Senior Associate in Climate and Trade in the Clean Economy Programme and contributes to building up E3G’s work on better aligning trade and climate policy in the UK and the EU. His areas of interest are the intersection between climate policy and trade, transition to clean economy, just transitions and climate finance. Charra is also interested in bringing perspectives from the developing world into climate change, international trade, and international diplomacy discussions.
He has extensive experience working in academia, research, and consulting on international trade law and climate change. He has worked with governments, law firms and international organizations, including the World Bank, in areas related to regulatory policymaking, international trade law and climate change. Before that, he designed, directed, and taught graduate courses in international trade and economic law at different universities.
Charra received his law degree and graduated with distinction at the top of his class and winner of the faculty gold medal, from Mekelle University in Ethiopia. He also received his LLM degree in international trade and investment law from the University of Pretoria and American University Washington College of Law.