Type of Fellowship: General
Year of Fellowship: 2011
Kate’s work is about trying to bring about social change for children, since 2012 she has been doing this at the NSPCC. As Head of Strategy, her role is focused on how the NSPCC can best achieve its mission of ending cruelty to children. For a large chunk of the 2000s, Kate was Deputy Director at the thinktank the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) working on social policy. She spent 2011 as a full-time Clore Social Fellow discovering new ways to make an impact.
Kate is on the Board of Hope and Homes for Children, an international charity that aims to end the institutional care of children so that all children can grow up in a family. She started her career in international development, working with Save the Children and Response International.
Kate is a Fellow of the British American Project and a Panel Member of the Research Evaluation Framework for the UK University funding bodies. She lives in a Surrey with her husband, daughter and son.
Kate's research is available here
Current principal role: Head of Strategy
Current principal organisation: NSPCC
Research: The Emotional Tipping Point: Can documentary film 'tip' policy makers?
Research topics: Campaigning; Media; Policy;
Secondment host: NSPCC