Katrien Morbee is pursuing a DPhil in law at the University of Oxford and the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance under supervision of Prof. J. Armour and Prof. D. Awrey. Her research explores the relationship between corporate governance of non-bank financial institutions and the reduction of systemic risk. She is currently working on central counterparties.


Katrien holds an LLB and LLM from Ghent University, Belgium, and an LLM from Yale University, United States. During her studies, she interned at four international law firms: Cleary Gottlieb, Eubelius, Clifford Chance and Freshfields; and at the Belgian financial institution, KBC. She also worked in a US law firm in Washington, DC for four months as part of The Washington Center programme in Business and Global Trade.  

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