Katy is an Education in Emergencies Advisor for Save the Children, overseeing humanitarian education programming in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Lebanon, Myanmar, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. She is also an instructor on the University of Geneva’s Education in Emergency course.
Over the last decade Katy has lived and worked in a range of emergency responses, including Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Iraq, Jordan, Palestine and Gaza, Pakistan and South Sudan. Prior to joining the humanitarian sector, Katy was a secondary school teacher in London.
Katy has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (secondary school teaching) and a Masters in International Development and Education.
She now lives in London and spends most of her spare time doing house renovation DIY, CrossFit and training her new puppy!