Kathryn comes to the IEO from the Development Impact Evaluation unit in the Development Economics Research group of the World Bank. Previously, she worked for the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group where she focused on project, country, and thematic evaluations with an emphasis on including beneficiary voice in evaluations. Kate also worked with the Independent Evaluation Department at the Asian Development Bank and as a Lead Researcher for the Climate and Land Use Alliance. Her sector background includes natural resource management and she has a special interest in participatory development approaches. She holds a Master's in International Development Policy from the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.