Kate Neely

MEAL Interim Advisor ReLAB-HS

Kate Neely

Kate Neely is an evaluation and monitoring practitioner and development researcher in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Kate has ten years of experience in the development sector, including a strong focus on WASH, systems thinking, community participation and community driven development. Kate has worked with communities in Timor-Leste, Tonga, Zambia, Tanzania, Sri Lanka and with Indigenous Australian communities in the Northern Territory.

Kate has a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master of Adult Education. She completed her PhD in International Development in 2015. Kate has led formative evaluations for UNICEF and the Timor-Leste Ministry of Health in sanitation and risk communications. She is passionate about ensuring the voices of people experiencing vulnerability are highlighted within development. Kate is a strong advocate for equity and inclusion and ensures that these principles are evident within her work practices.