Martin Svec is CELIS Country Reporter for Czech Republic.
Martin Svec is a Head of the Department of Energy Law and Assistant Professor at the Institute of Law and Technology at the Faculty of Law of the Masaryk University (Czech Republic). His extensive experience in research has centred around international law, EU law, energy law, environmental law, as well as investment law. Martin lectures public international law, international energy law and EU law both at the Masaryk University and abroad (University of Haifa). Martin is an author of chapters and publications in various journals such as European Journal of Risk Regulation or Oil, Gas & Energy Law. He is also a co-author of the Commentary on the Czech Foreign Investments Screening Act. Martin holds a Ph.D. in International Law (dissertation: Dimensions of International and European Energy Law: State Sovereignty in Ensuring Energy Security). During his Ph.D. studies, he spent 6 months at the Secretariat of the Energy Charter in Brussels, where he was devoted to the protection of foreign investments in the field of energy, and one year at the Tel Aviv University, where he was focused on energy security and energy transition as a visiting researcher. Martin is a convenor of the Interest Group on International Environmental Law of the European Society for International Law (ESIL).