Lead of Baker & McKenzie’s Global Environmental Markets Practice
Martijn Wilder is head of head of Baker and McKenzie’s Global Environmental Markets practice. He is regarded as a legal pioneer in the development of legal mechanisms and regulations underpinning the emergence of international carbon and broader environmental markets. He advises Governments, Multi-lateral Development Banks, companies and NGOs on all aspects of climate change law and policy and international carbon transactions. Since 1999 he has advised on Forest Carbon Regimes and transactions and in recent years specifically on the design and development of National REDD+ Legal Frameworks. He is ranked as a Star Individual (the highest ranking available) by Chambers Global. Martijn is Chairman of Low Carbon Australia, a Board Member of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Chair of the NSW Climate Change Council, on the governing board of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) and a Director and Governor of WWF and director of the Climate Council. He is also a Committee Member of the Australian Initiative for Sustainable Aviation Fuels. Martijn is also a Professor of Climate Change Law at the Australian National University and an Affiliate, Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research Department of Land Economy University of Cambridge. In 2012, Martijn was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition for “service to environmental law, particularly in the area of climate change through contributions to the development of law, global regulation, public policy and the promotion of public debate, and to the community”.