Martin Dietrich Brauch

Lead Researcher, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Martin Dietrich Brauch is a Lead Researcher at CCSI. He leads economic and legal research, training, and advisory work, with a focus on legal and policy frameworks and practices for sustainable investment to achieve climate change mitigation and adaptation goals—including through decarbonization and a just transition to net-zero emission energy systems and economies—along with other SDGs. His work centers on the following focus areas at CCSI: Climate Change, Energy Transition, Extractive Industries, and Investment Law & Policy. He has worked extensively with developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean, speaking English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. He holds a B.A. in Economics, a Bachelor of Laws, a specialization certificate in Environmental Law, and an LL.M. in International Legal Studies.