Emily McKenzie is Head of Evidence and Policy for the Economics of Biodiversity independent review team based at HM Treasury. Previously, Emily worked at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) as Economic Adviser working on England's new Environmental Land Management scheme. Before joining the UK government, Emily's previous roles included Chief Adviser for Economics and Sustainability in WWF's Global Science team, Environmental Economist at the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) and Resource Economist at the Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC).
She was on the Leadership Team for the Natural Capital Project at Stanford University and the technical group that developed the Natural Capital Protocol. She gained her Master's Degree in International Policy at Stanford University and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics at the University of Cambridge.