Julia Sackmann is working for RWE Deutschland AG. She holds a doctoral degree (Ph.D. equivalent) from the University of Frankfurt, the First and Second German State Examinations and a LL.M. from UNSW (Sydney) with specialization in International Law. Her doctoral thesis is on transpareny in international investment arbitration. Ms. Sackmann gained experience in international investment arbitration as legal trainee at an international law firm and in the energy sector. As legal trainee she was also working with the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development's section for democracy, rule of law and good governance as well as with GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für international Zusammenarbeit) in Tiflis, Georgia, in the program "Legal and judicial reform for the South Caucasus".