Katie is the Policy and Research Manager at Social Ventures Australia. She is responsible for monitoring evolving social policy debates, developing SVA perspectives and identifying strategies for new social innovation.
Prior to joining SVA, Katie spent ten years working in public health policy and advisory roles at the WA Department of Health, Westminster City Council (London), Victorian Department of Health, NSW Centre for Aboriginal Health, Mental Health Commission of NSW and NSW Kids and Families. Katie has a broad range of social policy experience across mental health, drug and alcohol prevention and treatment, harm reduction, family and domestic violence and maternal and child health.
Katie holds a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Western Australia and a Master of Science (International Health) from Curtin University of Technology.
Katie is currently on maternity leave.