Attila M. Tanzi, Ph.D., is Chair of International Law at the University of Bologna; Associate Member 3VB Chambers, London. He has been Visiting Professor at Queen Mary University of London (2014-2016), Université Paris II-Panthéon Assas (2018) and the University of Vienna (2018-2019).
He is instructed by governments, international organisations and corporations on matters of international law. He has been counsel, advocate and arbitrator in inter-state and investor-state disputes. He is currently a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration and a Conciliator at the OSCE Court of Conciliation and Arbitration. He is Chairman of the Compliance Committee of the of the UNECE 1992 Convention on Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (2013 -). He has been Chairman of the Legal Board of the same Convention (2004-2012) and Chairman of the Implementation Committee of the 1999 UNECE Protocol on Water and Health (2007-2010).
He has published extensively in English, French, Italian Spanish in various areas of international law, including the law of State responsibility, jurisdictional immunities, international investment law, international environmental law and the law of international watercourses.