Daniel Peat is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Cambridge, where his research focuses on the liability of states under international law for transboundary damage caused by hazardous activities. He is a recipient of the WM Tapp Studentship in Law from Gonville and Caius College.
Daniel is a graduate of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, and of the London School of Economics. He has been a visiting researcher/scholar at Harvard Law School, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg), and Sciences Po, Paris.
At Cambridge, he teaches an undergraduate course on ethics and world politics, and has taught a masters course on the law of the World Trade Organisation. During his research, he has also participated as an expert at a UN ad hoc expert group on green energy.
Previously, Daniel worked as a delegate for the Mission of Hungary to the World Trade Organisation and the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Geneva. He also worked as a researcher for the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and as an editor for the Goettingen Journal of International Law.