Katrina is an Associate Professor in Conservation Biology at the Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford, and a Tutorial Fellow at Balliol College. Her research identifies optimal use of natural resources to maximise the productivity of ecological and social systems. Her work combines bio-economic and demographic modelling, non-market valuation and optimisation approaches. Katrina completed her PhD (2016) through the School of Agricultural & Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia. Katrina holds Adjunct Research Fellow positions at the UWA School of Agriculture and the Oceans Institute at the University of Western Australia, and Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions at the University of Queensland.