Michael Butera is the Associate Director at Center for Law and Innovation and the lead researcher within the Climate Justice Lab.He specialises in Constitutional Law, Climate Justice, Human Rights and Legal Policy Analysis. He is a graduate of Strathmore Law School and the recipient of both Strathmore University Merit Scholarship and Critical Legal Training Scholarship from European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights. At Strathmore, Michael served as the Publishing Editor of the Strathmore Law Review, Senior Law clinician at the Strathmore Law Clinic and interned at various research centres including Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, Kenya. He also served as a Legal Researcher at the Strathmore Extractive Industries Center in Partnership with the African Legal Support Facility hosted by the African Development Bank for its African Petroleum Legislation Atlas pilot Project. Michael has also contributed to various research projects including serving as a legal researcher in the preparation of the report on the Status of ADR in Kenya by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Kenyan Branch. He has assisted as an editorial assistant for the Kenyan Constitutional Commentary book by PLO Lumumba and Prof Franceschi, Luis. He has also published articles and presented conference papers in different platforms such as the Strathmore Research Symposium 2020. Before joining CERTA, Michael worked with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in Berlin, Germany where he mostly worked on Business and Human Rights (BHR) and Climate Justice. He enjoys reading African Literature and he is a firm devotee of African decolonizing projects and because of this, he now serves as a Regional Representative for East Africa, Rwanda at AgronomicsLaw Academic Form—An International Law decolonising and ‘TWAILING’ academic forum. Outside his practising area, he is interested in African Legal History, Third World Approach to International Law and Economics, and International Climate Change Law. He speaks English, Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili fluently.