21 July 2022
Dr. Kate Neely
Dr. Kate Neely is an evaluation and monitoring practitioner and development researcher in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Kate has ten years of experience in the development sector, including a strong focus on WASH, systems thinking, community participation and community driven development. Kate has worked with communities in Timor-Leste, Tonga, Zambia, Tanzania, Sri Lanka and with Indigenous Australian communities in the Northern Territory.
Kate has a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master of Adult Education. She completed her PhD in International Development in 2015. Kate has led formative evaluations for UNICEF and the Timor-Leste Ministry of Health in sanitation and risk communications. She is passionate about ensuring the voices of people experiencing vulnerability are highlighted within development. Kate is a strong advocate for equity and inclusion and ensures that these principles are evident within her work practices.