Philippine Sutz

Associate (law, economies and justice programme), Natural Resources

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Languages: English, French (fluent), Italian (fluent), German (basic)

Philippine is a law, gender and development specialist. She leads research and field-level projects on socio-legal empowerment of women and accountability mechanisms in the context of natural resources governance. Her work focuses on supporting the development of participatory approaches to amplify marginalised voices.


Analysis and research of domestic, international and transnational legal frameworks; capacity building; advisory work on the role of law and justice in sustainable development with a focus on natural resources investments and land rights.

Before IIED

  • Consultant at the Law & Development Partnership (London)
  • Co-counsel for civil parties (victims) before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)
  • Associate at Linklaters LLP.


  • Master of Laws LLM, Kings College London, Law degrees (Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, Universita degli studi, Florence).