THE University of Bradford has announced Professor Engobo Emeseh as its new Head of Law School.

She will join the University on October 1 after leaving her current role as Director of Learning and Teaching in the Institute of Business and Law at Aberystwyth University.

Professor Emeseh has had responsibility for the quality assurance, evaluation, and review of all programmes across the institute of Business and Law in her current institution. She has extensive experience in higher education both within and outside the UK. She is a former British Council Chevening Scholar, and a Ford Foundation doctoral fellow and prior to her academic career, she practiced as a barrister and solicitor in Nigeria, having been called to the Nigerian Bar in 1992.

Professor Emeseh’s research is in the area of environmental law and policy, with particular interests in regulation and enforcement, environmental justice, corporate social responsibility, and the interface between environmental regulation and international economic law.

Professor Zahir Irani, Dean of the Faculty of Management and Law said: “We are delighted to have Engobo join us, as our new Head of Law. She has a very impressive track record and will be leading the School of Law at the University during its next phase of growth and success.”