Professor Mark Poustie (MA, LLB, DipLP) is a Board Member of FLIA. He is currently Dean of the School of Law at University College Cork. Professor Poustie is a public law scholar primarily focused on environmental and land-use planning law and human rights issues relating to such laws. He served at the University of Strathclyde as Head of the Law School from 2007-2013 and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, in charge of international affairs from 2013-2015. From 2016-2019 Mark worked full-time in China at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Law School under the Shanghai Thousand Talents Programme. Professor Poustie has conducted significant research in the area of environmental law, land law, urban planning law, and EU law, with considerable impact on the international scene. Also, Professor Poustie was an active practitioner, who was involved in the governmental policy-making process.