Marina Sharpe is a lawyer admitted to practice in New York and England & Wales. She began her career in private practice with the law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where she represented public, private and sovereign issuers, as well as underwriters, in securities offerings in Africa, Europe and the United States. Following this she spent several years in Uganda, where she worked with the Refugee Law Project of Makerere University and the International Refugee Rights Initiative. Marina is now pursuing her doctorate in law at the University of Oxford, where she is a Trudeau Scholar. She also regularly undertakes legal consulting work for clients including Amnesty International, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network, and has conducted teaching, training, research and outreach work for the Universities of Oxford and London. Marina earned her degrees in civil and common law, as well as a bachelors in economics, from McGill University in Montreal. She also holds a masters in development management from the London School of Economics.