Maja is a Convenor of the Climate Governance Commission, which seeks to propose high impact global governance innovations adequate to meet the climate challenge. As a Principal Legal Officer, she has previously worked on the development and administration of multiple multilateral treaties, as well as at international criminal tribunals, has taught at the Hague Academy of International Law, and is currently a Visiting Professor at Leiden University’s Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs. She is a graduate of Harvard, Oxford, and McGill Universities, and an attorney admitted to practice in the state of New York, formerly working in corporate law. She was a co-winner of a major international prize in 2018 on global governance innovation (New Shape Prize), and is a co-author of the 2020 book, Global Governance and the Emergence of Global Institutions for the 21st Century. She serves on the Advisory Boards of BCorp Europe and Ethical Business Building the Future (EBBF), organizations devoted to ethical business, and is a NOW Partner.