Dr Amber Maggio
Dr Amber Rose Maggio is a Research Fellow in the Ocean Law and Policy team. She earned her LLB in Scots law and LLM in international law at the University of Glasgow, before moving to Trier University in Germany where she completed her PhD summa cum laude. Her research interests include international trade law and environmental protection, international environmental law and the regime of the continental shelf. At the centre she is focussing her research on integrated oceans management and protection of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction, as well as issues of liability and compensation for marine environmental damage.
She was previously involved as an assistant editor for the 2017 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary (Beck/Hart), in which she also wrote and co-authored several entries. Her doctoral thesis was published in 2017 by Springer in the European Yearbook of International Economic Law: Monographs series (Environmental Policy, Non-Product Related Process and Production Methods and the Law of the World Trade Organization). Her previous work also included project work in capacity building on the implementation of UNCLOS in the Indian Ocean at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law in Heidelberg, Germany.