Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Liilnna Teji

Policy Associate, James E. Rogers Energy Access Project


Liilnna has a legal background with a specialization in energy and brings her experience providing compliance and regulatory support to stakeholders within the industry. At Duke, she is engaged in various initiatives geared towards catalyzing climate investment towards low-carbon and energy transition, with the goal of addressing the climate finance gap for low- and middle-income countries. Her recent work involves evaluating the impacts of ag-energy technologies on the resilience of vulnerable communities, contributing to the knowledge base supporting climate adaptation finance.
Liilnna’s previous experience includes offering legal support to project developers and supporting the implementation of mini-grids and large-scale energy projects. Liilnna holds LLM in Energy Law from the University of Aberdeen and LLB from Addis Ababa University.