Claire Oei

Academic Qualifications

M.Soc.Sc. in Geography, National University of Singapore

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Australian National University

LLB (hons), Australian National University

BSc in Resource and Environmental Management, Australian National University

Research Areas

Environmental governance and policy; climate change and international environmental law; law and policy design for sustainable development transitions

Research Interests

Claire is interested in the ways in which governments are adjusting their practices and policies in order to successfully contend with the emergence of environmental problems and sustainable development. She is particularly interested in how to design anticipatory and reflexive law and policies to address complex environmental problems.


Claire's research focuses on environmental governance and policy. Claire previously worked for the Climate Change Programme Department at the National Environment Agency in Singapore where she worked on Singapore’s national greenhouse gas inventory, climate change policies and aspects of environmental sustainability in Singapore. Claire is qualified in New South Wales, Australia, as a solicitor.