Yvonne Scannell was Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Environmental Law and Policy, Trinity College, Dublin until 2014. She now practices law with Arthur Cox, the leading Environmental Law firm in Ireland. She has written six books and numerous articles on environmental, natural resources and planning law and some on constitutional law. She has been consistently nominated as one of Ireland's leading environmental lawyers in Chambers and other professional surveys. She has served on the boards of several companies and is currently on the Board of Boliden Tara Mines. She is a judge and Vice President of the European Nuclear Energy Tribunal. Yvonne is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and Cambridge University and the recipient of an honorary degree from Washington and Lee University.