SOAS, University of London
Catherine is on the faculty of anthropology at SOAS, University of London, and holds fellowships at Said Business School and Green Templeton College, University of Oxford. She is an anthropologist specializing in markets, gender equity and poverty reduction, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Her current research focuses on how the private sector can contribute to women’s economic empowerment through opportunities for entrepreneurship, decent work and improved access to assets. She has served as a senior consultant to the World Bank, DFID, USAID, UNICEF and UN Women and is co-founder of the Centre for New Economies of Development.