Ellen Margrethe Basse (Dr.jur. and LL.M. Aarhus University (AU), and jur.dr. (h.c.) Uppsala University) is Professor of Environmental Law at the School of Business and Social Science at AU. She was former Director of the Centre on Social Science Research on the Environment (AU), Director of studies, Master in Environmental and Energy Law, and head of the Climate Secretariat and President of the Climate Panel at AU. She has published widely (books as well as articles) on environmental, energy, climate and public law. Professor Basse has taught law both in Denmark and in the US (at University of Florida and Georgia State University). She is admitted as an Attorney and has worked as such with specialization in environmental law.
Joel Wm. Friedman (J.D. Yale Law School) is the Jack M. Gordon Professor of Procedural Law and Jurisdiction at Tulane Law School. He is co-author of casebooks on employment discrimination law and civil procedure and is the principal trainer in programs run by the Federal Judicial Center for newly installed federal judges in the area of employment discrimination law.
Alastair Sutton (University of Aberdeen, LL.B., and University of London, LL.M.) is an English barrister now practicing European and international law in Brussels who has published widely on European and international law. He has taught law at University College London, spent sixteen years as an official at the European Commission with emphasis on international trade negotiations, and has served as European legal advisor to a number of governments outside the EU, in particular in areas such as financial services and taxation.
Friedl Weiss holds a doctorate in law (1970), a Licence spéciale en Droit Européen from the European Institute at the Free University of Brussels (1972), as well as an MA in Public International Law and European Law from the University of Cambridge (1974). He has spent most of his academic career in the UK where he was a Lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham (1974-1978) and later at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (1979-1992). He is visiting professor at Bocconi University in Milan, and was visiting professor at Tulane University in New Orleans (2005), Wuhan University, China (2001, 2003), Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris II (2004), Institut universitaire des Hautes Études Internationales (HEI), Geneva (2005), and at the Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve (1992-2006). His last position was Chair of International Economic Law and International Organisations at the University of Amsterdam (1992-2006) as well as Director of the Amsterdam Law School (ALS) (2001-2003). He is now Chair of European Community and EU law at the University of Vienna. His professional experiences also include: Academic Director of various ´capacity building` Ethiopia training projects (from 1996); EC TACIS project Poland; EC Multilateral Trade Policy Assistance Programme (MUTRAP) for Vietnamese officials.