Lea Di Salvatore is a legal researcher at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, with a focus on the environment and climate change. In addition, she is completing her Ph.D. at the University of Nottingham. Prior to joining CCSI, she was teaching Law of the European Union and worked as a research assistant at the University of Nottingham. Previously, she worked on climate justice for the Sustainable Development Observatory at the European Economic and Social Committee and on environmental mediation for the Milan Chamber of Arbitration. She is also one of the founders of the Sustainable Development Watch, the academic platform of the LL.M. in Sustainable Development of the University of Milan. She holds an LL.M. (first class) from the University of Milan on sustainable development and an undergraduate degree in international relationship (first class) from the University of Milan.