Dr Ayelet Berman is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for International Law (CIL), and is a member of the Investment Law and Policy Programme.
She is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and a Principal Member of the ‘Rethinking Stakeholder Participation in International Governance’ Project. Previously she was a Research Associate at the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration, where she was a member of the Informal International Lawmaking (INLAW) research project.
Dr. Berman’s research is in the areas of law and global governance.
Before embarking on an academic career, Dr. Berman was a practicing lawyer with Sidley Austin in Geneva, working on WTO litigation, and at Herzog, Fox & Neeman in Tel Aviv.
She holds a holds a PhD in International Studies/International Law, summa cum laude with congratulations of the committee, from the Graduate Institute. For the thesis she was awarded the SNIS 2015 Award for Best Thesis in International Studies. She also holds a D.E.A. in International Law (minor in political science) from the Graduate Institute and a L.L.B magna cum laude from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is a member of the Israeli bar since 2001.