Phoebe Parson is a doctoral candidate at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. Her research interest is in the law and regulation for geothermal resources, including comparative international law. Her research explores the policy and regulatory processes for geothermal resource development in New Zealand with a focus on the use of information and data used to manage geothermal developments. Her research has been supported by the Waikato Regional Council (NZ), and by the International Bar Association’s Section on Energy, Environmental, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law. Phoebe took her undergraduate law degree at Te Piringa Faculty of Law, University of Waikato, and continues her current research under the supervision with Prof Barry Barton, at the Faculty’s Research Centre for Environmental, Resources and Energy Law.