Dr Arjuna Dibley

Honorary Research Associate


Dr Arjuna (Arj) Dibley is an expert on various aspects of climate change law, policy and finance.

Arj's research focuses particularly on how the governance of public institutions impacts environmental outcomes. His doctorate in law and economics from Stanford University, which he completed as a John Monash Scholar, focused on state-owned enterprises and clean energy innovation. His other work focuses on sovereign climate risk management, public climate finance and climate reforms, particularly in middle-income countries. His research has been published in leading peer reviewed outlets, including Nature, and covered by the press, including the New York Times and Foreign Policy.

In addition to his research, Arj is a Director at Pollination, where he advises developed and developing country governments, international financial institutions and global corporations on the development and implementation of climate policy and legal frameworks, climate risk management, climate finance instruments and energy decarbonization strategies. He is also a Fellow at the Centre for Policy Development, and a Board Member of Environmental Justice Australia. Arj began his career as an climate change lawyer working in Australia and Southeast Asia, during which time he won an award as the best lawyer under 30 years old.