Katy manages the project Mainstreaming Migration into International Cooperation and Development and provides support to development partners to integrate migration into their policies and programmes. She also provides technical assistance and capacity building to strengthen policy coherence between migration and development policies, in particular in the framework of the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda.
Prior to joining IOM Regional Office in Brussels in 2017, Katy spent 12 years with IOM in sub-Saharan Africa and the Pacific, working in South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique and Australia (covering the Pacific Islands region). During that time, she developed and managed projects in the area of migration and health, diaspora engagement, labour migration, migration governance, migration and climate change, and community development.
Katy holds a Master’s Degree in International Studies and Diplomacy and an undergraduate degree in African history, both from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London.