Hiroko Muraki-Gottlieb

  • Adjunct Professor


Professor Muraki-Gottlieb obtained a B.A. in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University and a J.D. with a certificate in Environmental Law from Haub Law.

Hiroko Muraki-Gottlieb has over 20 years of legal and policy expertise, covering a broad range of sustainability and international matters. Professor. Muraki-Gottlieb 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, Professor 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. 
Professor 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. Professor Muraki-Gottlieb was with Robinson and Cole prior to joining IBM, specializing in environmental law practice.