Martin D. Brauch

Professional experience
2020-current: Senior Legal and Economics Researcher, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (New York, United States)
2014-2020: International Law Advisor, International Institute for Sustainable Development
2013-2014: Senior Attorney (Contracts and Regulatory), Grupo RBS (Porto Alegre, Brazil)
2011-2013: Attorney (Contrats and Real Estate), Lippert Advogados (Porto Alegre, Brazil)
2011: Legal Consultant, International Institute for Sustainable Development (Geneva, Switzerland)

Professional certification
Member of the Bar of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, since 2011
Attorney and counselor-at-law in the State of New York, United States, since 2011

2010: Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Legal Studies NYU
2009: Lato sensu graduate certificate in Environmental Law UFPEL
2009: Bachelor of Laws UFPEL (#1 in the class, monograph with maximum grade)
2007: B.A. in Economics UFPEL (#1 in the class, valedictorian, monograph with maximum grade)

Portuguese (native)
English (fluent – TOEFL iBT 118/120)
Spanish (fluent)
French (fluent)

International experiences
2010: Legal Fellowship at IISD-Europe‘s Investment Program (Geneva, Switzerland)
2008: Legal Internship at the UN Climate Change Secretariat (Bonn, Germany)
2007: Research Internship at NGO Fundación Biosfera (La Plata, Argentina)
2006: Internship at NGO Environnement Jeunesse (Montreal, Canada)
2005: Youth delegate to the 11th UN Climate Change Conference (Montreal, Canada)
2001: Youth delegate to the 2th part of the 6th UN Climate Change Conference (Bonn, Germany)
2000: Youth delegate to the 6th UN Climate Change Conference (The Hague, The Netherlands)

Other experiences
2006-current: Freelance translator
2006-2008: Judicial assistance service for low-income population
2005-2006: Research scholarship from the State Foundation for Research Support, FAPERGS
2004-2005: Research scholarship for Academic Performance from UFPEL
2002-2004: English teacher at CEELI, private English school

Awards and results
2018: Team Captain of The Creative Disrupters, one of the winners of the 2018 Stockholm Treaty Lab prize, awarded by the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
2010: 1 of 5 students in the LL.M. 2010 class selected as International Law Fellows NYU IILJ
2009: 1st in the selection by the Brazilian Government for the OAS Scholarship Program 2010/2011
2009: 1st out of 94 in the Law class of 2008 UFPEL
2008: 18th out of 2,776 candidates in national civil service exams IPEA
2007: 1st out of 8 in the Economics class of 2007/1 UFPEL
2007: 2nd out of 36 in the admission process for the graduate progam in Environmental Law UFPEL
2004: 1st (poster, Applied Social Sciences) in the 13th Scientific Initiation Congress UFPEL
2004: 1st in the selection for the Academic Performance scholarship UFPEL
2003: 2nd out of 411 applicants in the winter admission process for the B.A. in Economics UFPEL
2003: 1st out of 1,273 applicants in the summer admission process for the Bachelor of Laws UFPEL
2000: 1 of 2 youth delegates to the 6th UN Climate Change Conference selected by the MCT
2000: 1st (High School) in the literary contest Manifesto 2000 UNESCO, UFPEL

Curriculum vitae Lattes format (in Portuguese)