Jenik Radon, Esq. is an adjunct professor at the School of Public and International Affairs, Columbia University. He teaches Sustainable Natural Resource Development with a focus on risk and strategic management, sovereignty, and human rights. Previously he taught access to medicine, international human rights, privatization and international investment management at Stanford University’s Law and Business schools. Mr. Radon founded Radon Law Offices, representing international companies in corporate matters and advising foreign governments and public sector entities with respect to the extractive industry. He advises civil society organizations around the world on a pro bono basis. Mr. Radon co-founded the Afghanistan Relief Committee which sought freedom for Afghanistan and supported refugees displaced during the Afghan-Soviet war. He co-authored Estonia’s foreign investment, mortgage/pledge, privatization and corporate laws while serving as an advisor during Estonia’s independence struggle. Mr. Radon served as Georgia’s key foreign advisor and negotiator of the multi-billion dollar and multi-nation oil and gas pipelines. He was awarded the Medal of Distinction of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce, the Order of the Cross Terra Mariana by the President of Estonia, and the Cross of Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia. For his work in Georgia, he was awarded the Order of Honor, the country’s highest civilian award.
Mr. Radon obtained his B.A. from Columbia University, M.C.P. from the University of California, Berkeley, and J.D. from Stanford Law School.