Dr Peter Doran is a lecturer in law and sustainable development at the School of Law, Queens University Belfast. His most recent publication is the book, A Political Economy of Attention: Reclaiming the Mindful Commons (Routledge 2018). He is also a senior editor/writer for the International Institute for Sustainable Development at United Nations conferences on the environment and development. He has worked on environmental policy and campaigns in both government and NGO settings for over thirty years. Together with John Woods and the Carnegie Trust, he convened a roundtable on wellbeing and the programme for government in Northern Ireland and has worked with Zero Waste North West on the adoption of a circular economy strategy by Derry and Strabane District Council. Peter’s role in EJNI is to liaise with local government and the media, provide advice on political developments, develop research proposals and potential collaborations and advise on the production of resources.