Hiroko Muraki-Gottlieb

  • Adjunct Professor


BA, Syracuse University (International Relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs)
JD, Elisabeth Haub School of Law (certificate in Environmental Law)

Adjunct Professor Hiroko Muraki-Gottlieb has over 20 years of legal and policy expertise, covering a broad range of sustainability and international matters. She is currently the Representative for the Ocean, International Council of Environmental Law, and an Associate of the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. She is also the Senior Ocean Governance Advisor, Global Marine Polar Programme, IUCN, a Fellow at the Global Center of Environmental Legal Studies at Haub Law and a member of IUCN's World Commission on Environmental Law. In her capacity as the Representative for the Ocean, Prof. Muraki-Gottlieb leads the ICEL delegation at the United Nations intergovernmental conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.
Prof. Muraki-Gottlieb also has deep experience in the private sector, including her previous role as the Charge d’affaires/Senior Counsellor of the Permanent Observer Mission of International Chamber of Commerce to the United Nations, and as counsel for IBM’s Corporate Environmental Affairs. She was with the law firm Robinson + Cole prior to joining IBM, specializing in environmental law practice.