Christine Frison teaches sustainable development law at the University of Louvain (UCLouvain) and is a post-doctoral researcher of the National Fund for Scientific Research in Belgium (FNRS). She is also an associate researcher at the University of Antwerp Law Faculty (Belgium) and at the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (McGill University, Canada). She holds a joint Ph.D. in Law (KU Leuven & UCLouvain), a LL.M (Public International Law, ULB) after carrying out studies in France and the UK. Her area of expertise is international environmental law with a focus on agrobiodiversity law and governance. She carries out consultancies for international organisations (e.g. European Commission, Convention on Biological Diversity, United Nation Environment Program, etc.) and for the Belgian Federal Ministry of Environment. She published numerous articles and five books, the main one being “Redesigning the Global Seed Commons: Law and Policy for Agrobiodiversity and Food Security”. She received four awards for her research.