Dr Catherine MacKenzie is Director of Studies in Land Economy, a Tutor and a Bye-Fellow of Homerton, Director of Studies in Law of Clare Hall and a Barrister and Governing Bencher of Inner Temple. She is also Dean of Degrees and Visiting Research Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford. Elected Chairman of the Board of Scrutiny of Cambridge, she has coordinated International Environmental Law on the Cambridge LLM and taught International Law on the Oxford BCL. She has also served as Chairman of Examiners of the Cambridge Master's in Sustainability Leadership and of the Oxford Master's in Diplomatic Studies.
Her jointly edited book, Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013 and her monograph, International Law and the Protection of Forests, will be published by Oxford University Press. A member of the Bar of England and Wales and the High Court of Australia, she was previously employed by Allen & Overy, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank. She has held fellowships at the University of Tokyo, Vermont Law School and in Kazakhstan, served with the United Nations Mission in Liberia, and advised on women's legal education in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain. A Commonwealth Scholar, Dr MacKenzie graduated from Oxford, London, Inns of Court School of Law, University of Sydney, Royal Military College of Australia, and the Australian National University. She has served on the Council of the Australian National University, was Inaugural Academic Fellow of Inner Temple, and currently serves as Academic Governor of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy.