Katie oversees much of CES’s work supporting policy makers in Ireland. This includes a wide range of work with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, including the Area Based Childhood (ABC) Programme and Children and Young People’s Services Committees, as well as work with the Departments of Health and Public Expenditure and Reform. She has a particular interest in implementation science and led CES’s work to establish the All-island Implementation Network, collaborated with other European leaders to develop the European Implementation Collaborative and contributes as a Board member of the Global Implementation Initiative.
Prior to joining CES in 2009, Katie was a management consultant in Ireland and France. She was a director of Prospectus Consultants, based in Dublin, where she provided strategic consultancy to government departments and agencies, and community and voluntary organisations across the health, social care and education sectors.