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Lucila de Almeida is the Abreu Chair of ESG Impact and Coordinator of the NOVA Green Lab at NOVA School of Law, Portugal. She is also a Part-time Assistant Professor at the European University Institute, co-Director of the Regulatory Delivery course and a member of the Coordination Committee at the Florence School of Regulation, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies. Her fields of research are energy, environmental and climate law. She holds a PhD in European Law from the European University Institute, an LL.M in Comparative, European and International Law from the European University Institute, and a Master in Law and Development from FGV São Paulo, Brazil.

Before joining the faculty at she was an Edmond J. Safra Research fellow at the Center for Ethics at the Tel Aviv University (2019-2020), a Postdoctoral researcher at the faculty of law, University of Helsinki (2017-2019), a Research Associate at the Law Department of the European University Institute (2013-2016).

Lucila has worked on various projects as a researcher and consultant funded by prestigious organizations, including the International Energy Agency, Berlin Economics, the Academy of Finland, the European Research Council, and the Inter-American Development Bank. Her work to date has resulted in numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and books. She has been the managing editor of the European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS) and assistant editor of two Oxford Journals (EJIL and I.CON).