Godswill Agbaitoro is a scholar and researcher with interests in International Energy and Environmental Law and International Arbitration in the Energy Sector. His articles and other academic works appear in several peer-reviewed international law journals, including the International Energy Law Review and Renewable Energy Law and Policy Review Journal, to name a few. He has attended and presented papers in few international and local conferences including the Deep Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, TX, United States and the CPEEL-ANSOLE regional conference organised by the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law, University of Ibadan, Nigeria and the African Network for Solar Energy Jena Germany. He also serves as an article reviewer for Miyetti Quarterly Law Review Journal.
In 2010, Godswill obtained his LLB (Hons) Degree from Madonna University, Nigeria and an LLM Degree in Oil and Gas Law with Commendation in 2014, from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom. He is a qualified Barrister-at-law and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria with cognate experience and has provided services to individual clients and corporations operating in the field of energy. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and the Energy Institute (EI).
Godswill is currently a Doctoral Researcher at the School of Law, University of Essex, United Kingdom, 2018 recipient of the University’s Doctoral Scholarship Award. His PhD thesis examines the energy crisis in the sub-Sahara African region with a focus on Nigeria, proposing institutional and regulatory arrangements to stimulate infrastructure investments in the energy sector of the region.