Catherine Rhodes

Catherine Rhodes is academic project manager at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at the University of Cambridge. From a background in international relations, she has engaged in extensive interdisciplinary work, with a broad focus on the interactions between and respective roles of science and governance in addressing major global challenges. Rhodes has particular expertise in international governance of biotechnology, including biosecurity and broader risk management issues. Her doctoral work at the Bradford Disarmament Research Centre was part of a project to strengthen the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, and she retains a strong interest in international actions to prevent misuse of bioscience.