Clotilde Henriot is a law and policy adviser and part of the Climate and Forests Team.

Clotilde joined ClientEarth in 2013 after working for several years in a French private law firm. Among other projects she delivers legal advice to on-going law reform processes  in the Congo Basin. This work aims to strengthen the rights of  forest-dependent communities. Clotilde now also focuses on  the risks associated with forest land conversion to inform current legal reform and Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) processes.


She holds degrees in Business law from French universities and she was admitted at the French bar in 2009.

ClientEarth is an inspiring work environment. We use the law to its full extent, from elaboration, through implementation to enforcement, always ensuring participation, access to information and access to justice for civil society.

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