Martin Dietrich Brauch, LL.M. (New York University School of Law), is an international law advisor and associate with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), based in Brazil. He works on international investment law and policy, particularly in the framework of IISD's technical assistance to developing countries with respect to investment treaty negotiations and model investment treaties. He is also the editor-in-chief of IISD's Investment Treaty News (ITN). Previously as an NYU International Law Fellow with IISD's Investment Program in Geneva and a consultant for Trade Knowledge Network, he conducted research for IISD on climate-friendly investment and on sustainable public procurement.
Prior to joining IISD as an associate, Mr. Brauch was Senior Attorney for the media conglomerate Grupo RBS (Brazil), responsible for regulatory and contracts matters, and Associate Attorney at the Brazilian law firm Lippert Advogados, focusing on contract, international, environmental and real estate law. As a graduate student, he undertook an internship with the Legal Affairs Programme of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC). Mr. Brauch is qualified to practice law in Brazil and in New York.