Marc-André Renold, who studied in Geneva, Basel and Yale (USA), is full professor at the University of Geneva Law School. He teaches art and cultural heritage law and holds since 2012 the UNESCO Chair in International Law for the Protection of Cultural Property.
Marc-André Renold is also a practicing attorney, member of the Geneva Bar where he practices in particular in the fields of art and cultural heritage law, public and private international law,civil and commercial law and intellectual property law. He is of counsel for the Swiss law firm WENGER PLATTNER, with offices in Basel, Zurich and Bern.
He is also the Director of the University of Geneva’sArt-Law Centre, which is dedicated to research and teaching on legal issues relating to works of art and cultural property. He established the ArThemis database on the resolution of disputes relating to cultural heritage (www.unige.ch/art-adr)
He has also been Associate Professor and Lecturer at the University of Geneva, Visiting Lecturer at the Graduate Institute of International Studies of Geneva and at the Duke-Geneva Institute in Transnational Law, as well as Visiting Professor at the University of Paris 11.
He is the author or co-author of numerous publications in the field of art and cultural property law at the Swiss and international levels; he is also the co-editor of the Studies in Art Law series published by the Art-Law Centre.