Legal Officer IUCN and Honorary Lecturer at UCL. In particular, her research focuses on EU and international energy law including climate change, renewable (in particular offshore wind), conventional (in particular offshore petroleum) and unconventional (in particular shale gas) energy sources. She leads several research projects within the School of Energy and Resources, involving stakeholders within industry, government and academia.
Katelijn was awarded her PhD on a legal framework for offshore wind farms and grid interconnections in the EU marine waters, by Aarhus University in Denmark in February 2014. During her PhD Katelijn was teaching the courses in 'Renewable Energy Law' and 'Climate Law' and was granted an Australian Endeavour Award to undertake comparative research at UCL Australia.