Basil Ugochukwu is a CIGI fellow and an expert on corporate governance, international law and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to joining CIGI, Basil was a director of the Legal Defence Centre in Nigeria and a staff attorney at the Constitutional Rights Project in Nigeria. He has also taught various courses in legal process and international human rights law at York University. His research has been published in the African Human Rights Law Journal, Law and Development Review, Journal of African Law, Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Wisconsin International Law Journal and Transnational Legal Theory, among others. Basil holds an LL.B. (common law) from Abia State University, an LL.M. from Central European University, a teaching certificate from York University and a Ph.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he was lead editor of the Osgoode Hall Review of Law and Policy.