Telle Aline


Aline Telle is a Ph.D. candidate and teaching assistant at the University of Geneva’s Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE). Her research is associated with UNIGE’s UNESCO Chair on Hydropolitics.

Aline completed her MSc in Law, Economics and Management, Major in International Affairs, at the University of Jean Moulin Lyon 3, and a double B.A. in Management at Reims Management School and the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China.

Prior to joining the University, Aline has worked in consultancy in the energy sector for a large range of projects from China, Turkey and the United Kingdom. She has been involved in sectorial industry development and training, as well as gap analysis on compliance to codes and standards set by national energy authorities for the construction of large power plants.


Aline is interested in the rapid development of hydro-power projects in the Lower Mekong Basin, particularly in Lao PDR. Her doctoral thesis analyse the translation of international environmental principle in the context of an international river basin organisation and the consequences of multilevel governance. She is working under the supervision of Professor Makane Mbengue and Professor Christian Bréthaut.



Water Governance, Environmental Politics, Environmental Law

Mme Aline Telle