Elsa Savourey

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Elsa is a French qualified lawyer and currently a LL.M. student at Harvard Law School. Born and raised in the French Alps she moved to Paris to study political science at Sciences Po Paris. She then obtained a graduate degree in economic law from Sciences Po Law School, and a post-graduate research master from the Sorbonne Law School. Elsa’s academic and professional areas of interest include market regulation, global governance and infrastructure development with a focus on sustainable investment and behavioral economics. She has presented her research at prominent academic institutions and conferences. Elsa has also worked at international law firms, research centers and at a multinational mining company where she focused on various projects related to extractive industries and infrastructure development in emerging countries with a particular focus on governance issues. She travelled to Ghana as part of the Harvard Law School Ghana Project to study how oil exploitation could benefit the development of local communities.