Professor Engobo Emeseh

Helen Murray
Aamir Khan

Engobo Emeseh is a professor of law and head of the School of Law, the University of Bradford, United Kingdom. She is a seasoned academic with extensive experience in higher education both within and outside the UK.

Professor Emeseh has a keen interest in capacity building, and policy development both within and outside academia, often working with civil society groups, intergovernmental organisations, governments and their agencies.  This includes with organisations such as UNECA IDEP, the African Capacity Building Foundation, and African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP) on Governance and Social Responsibility in Natural Resources Exploitation.  She is currently a member of the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission chaired by the immediate past Archbishop of York, and life peer, Lord John Sentamu.

Professor Emeseh obtained her PhD from the Centre for Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee.  She graduated with first class from the Nigeria Law School and Distinction from the University of Wales Cardiff. She is a former British Council Chevening Scholar, and a Ford Foundation (IFP) doctoral fellow. Prior to her academic career, she practiced as a barrister and solicitor in Nigeria.