Laura Iozzelli is a PhD Researcher in the Environment and Sustainable Development cluster at the Brussels School of Governance. She is also a doctoral researcher at the Research Centre in Political Science of the Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles. Her research project, conducted under the supervision of Prof. Sebastian Oberthür, focuses mainly on the legitimacy of transnational climate governance initiatives and their potential to enhance climate action at the global level. Laura is also assistant to project manager of the Jean Monnet Project GOVTRAN. She holds a master's degree in international Relations from LUISS University (Rome), and a L.L.M. in Environmental Law from La Sapienza University (Rome). Previously, she worked as an intern at the European Union Department of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as at a Publishing House in Rome.