Hon. Marcelo López Alfonsín

Marcelo López Alfonsín is the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals in Contentious Administrative, Tax and Consumer Relations of theMarcelo López Alfonsín Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He is a lawyer with a PhD in Law (Orientation in Constitutional Law) and a Master´s in Human Environment.

He is a professor of “Elements of Constitutional Law”, “Natural Resources Law and Environmental Protection”, and “Human Rights and Guarantees” at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), and “Constitutional Law” at the University of Palermo (UP). He also is a professor of Graduate Careers on Constitutional Law, Natural Resources Law, Environmental Law, the Master´s in Magistracy of UBA, the Doctorate Careers of UBA, and John F. Kennedy University, and the Judicial Training Center of the Superior Court of Justice of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

He is a member of the World Commission on Protected Areas of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and serves as Honorary Secretary of the Institute of Environmental Policy of the Academy National Institute of Moral and Political Sciences in Argentina.

Marcelo López Alfonsín is the author of numerous publications on issues of constitutional law, human rights, consumer law and users, and environmental law.