Dr Kathryn O'Connell

GMS Advocacy Manager

Dr O'Connell rejoins the ACTwatch team from the World Bank Water and Sanitation Program where she was employed as a Senior Research Specialist. Prior to this, Kate worked for PSI from 2005-2012 and held a variety of positions, including Deputy Director of Research and Metrics, Southeast Asia Regional Researcher, and was the founding Principal Investigator of ACTwatch. She has also worked at the World Health Organization Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence. Kate holds a PhD and MSc in Health Psychology from the University of Bath and an MA in Psychology from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. She is based in Yangon, Myanmar.