Emily Ohler was appointed as a full-time member of the Tribunal on June 9, 2016. She holds a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School (2000) and a Masters of International and Comparative Law from the National University of Singapore (2004).
Ms. Ohler was a litigator in Vancouver before moving to Geneva, Switzerland to join the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC), a subsidiary of the United Nations Security Council. There, she advised the UNCC on policy, legal, procedural and practical matters related to post-conflict claims and sustainable development projects. On returning to Vancouver, Ms. Ohler incorporated Broadleap Solutions Ltd., an international advisory firm focused on implementing the UN Guidelines on Business and Human Rights, and advising on equity and diversity policy. She has taught international and common law as Lecturer and Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia.