INJY JOHNSTONE
RESEARCHER IN NET-ZERO ALIGNED OFFSETTING

Injy is the Net-Zero Aligned Offsetting lead within the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group. She is a final stage PhD Candidate in International Environmental Law at the Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington and an Enrolled Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. Her PhD research focuses on conceiving Net-Zero as a source of new legal norms and delving into their substance. Injy gained an LLM in Environmental and Energy Law as a Fulbright scholar from the University of Colorado-Boulder. She also holds an LLB (First Class Hons) from Victoria University of Wellington and a BSc in Physical Geography and Economics from the University of Otago. She has been a Visiting Scholar at Columbia and Edinburgh Law Schools.

Injy has worked with and advised a range of public, private and third-sector entities, including the Global Center on Adaptation, UNESCO and the UN MGCY. While at New Zealand’s Ministry for the Environment, she was the Project Administrator for New Zealand’s Zero Carbon Act. In 2022, she ran a project entitled ‘Net-Zero New Zealand’ to conceive Net-Zero norm development on a community level. In 2023 she was selected as part of an inaugural cohort of Early Career Scholars for an Inclusive Stocktake under the Paris Agreement.

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