Daniel Vollmer is an associate at Resilient LLP. He provides strong support for Resilient’s practice in climate change law, carbon trading and Indigenous rights. Daniel’s experience includes assisting on energy and climate regulatory matters, energy storage procurement and project finance, Indigenous rights, Treaty rights and the duty to consult and accommodate, ESG-I matters, and climate-related financial disclosure.
Daniel earned a Doctor of Laws degree in public international law from Stellenbosch University, South Africa, where he also earned a Bachelor of Laws degree. Daniel earned a Bachelor of Arts in international studies from the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, where he was a NCAA Division I swimmer, Academic Team All-American (2007-2009), and four-year varsity letter winner.
Daniel presented his doctoral research on advancing international and regional human rights in Africa at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, UK, and interned at a leading international human rights organization where he conducted research on extractive industries in Africa, Europe, and North America. In his final year of law school, Daniel worked at the Stellenbosch University Law Clinic providing legal assistance outside of Cape Town.
Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) – Stellenbosch University, 2017.
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) – Stellenbosch University, 2013.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), International Studies – Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, 2010.
DeMarco, L., McGillivray J. and Vollmer, D. (2020) “The New World of Climate Change and ESG Disclosure”. Energy Regulation Quarterly (Volume 8, Issue 4) (Full Article).
DeMarco, L. and Vollmer, D. (2020) “The Good Fight”. IETA 2020 GHG Report (Full Report).
Vollmer, D. (2019) “Reflections of an intern: Awaiting landmark decision in UK Supreme Court case on parent company liability”. International Bar Association.
Vollmer, D. (2017) “Queer families: An analysis of non-heteronormative family rights under the African human rights system”. Stellenbosch University
SELECTED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
- Vollmer, D. (2021) Speaker: “Global Perspectives of Africa: Harnessing the Universal Periodic Review to process SGBV in SADC member states”. Stellenbosch University and the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, International Conference: The Responsiveness of the African human rights system to sexual and gender based violence, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.