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Nathan de Arriba-Sellier

Research Director at Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance
Postdoctoral Associate at Yale Center for Environental Law & Policy
Nathan de Arriba-Sellier

Dr. Nathan de Arriba-Sellier was the Research Director of the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance (2021-2023), where he designed and conducted research on the impact of climate change on financial markets. He is also a lecturer at the School of the Environment and the Law School, where he teaches a course on Sustainable Finance Policy & Regulation. Previously, he worked as a PhD Fellow at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Leiden University, where he defended his thesis on the European System of Financial Supervision. Prior to his PhD, Nathan clerked for the EU law unit of Conseil d'Etat, France's highest administrative court and legal advisor to the government.

Nathan's research interests revolve around climate-related risk management of financial institutions, regulatory intervention in sustainable finance and the responsibility of financial supervision and monetary policy in the transition to a sustainable economy. He is the author of several articles, analyses and op-eds exploring a wide array of legal issues at the crossroads of law, finance and the environment. His work has been published in distinguished European law journals and blogs. Nathan's prior research led him to Duke University and Stanford University where he conducted research visits.

Nathan holds a PhD, an LL.M in EU Law from College of Europe (Bruges) as well as an LL.M. in International and European Business Law from the University of Vienna. He graduated valedictorian with a 'Maîtrise' in European law from the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3 after a year at University Hamburg where he was enrolled as part of the Erasmus exchange programme. During his bachelor, he studied French public law, German law and U.S. law.