Katie is Deputy Director for Policy and Partnerships at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), where she leads the creation of credible solutions, in partnership with others, to build a prosperous UK without poverty.
She is one of the authors of JRF’s ‘We Can Solve Poverty’ report and her expertise spans work; poverty; income adequacy; welfare to work; and the cost of living. She is a regular commentator in the media, through blogs, articles and broadcast appearances. She is also a member of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Commission
Prior to joining JRF Katie was Associate Director at the Institute for Public Policy Research North (IPPR North) where she carried out research and authored reports on regional economic development, neighbourhood renewal and UK devolution. She has also worked for the Campaign for the English Regions, the Yes campaign for an elected North East Regional Assembly and for an MP.Declaration of Interests