Editorial Board

Juergen Braunstein
Thomas Hale
Gleider Hernández
Marion Laboure
Kate Macdonald
Lauge Poulsen
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Andy Sumner

Advisory Board

Andreas Klasen

Practitioners' Board

Richard Burge
Chris Miller
James Orbinski

Kate Macdonald

Kate Macdonald
Lecturer in the School of Social and Political Sciences University of Melbourne


Kate Macdonald is a Lecturer in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Before taking up this position in 2009, she did her PhD in the Department of International Development at Oxford (jointly supervised in the Department of Politics and International Relations), and worked as a Fellow of Government (Global Politics) at the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the Australian National University and a Research Officer at the Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford University. Her research focuses on transnational governance and accountability systems, especially in relation to transnational business regulation, and accountability in the international development sector. She has conducted research and consultancy work on these topics for a range of NGOs including Amnesty International, ActionAid Australia, Oxfam Australia and the UK's Corporate Responsibility Coalition, and she is currently on the advisory board of the Jubilee Australia Research Foundation.