Social Development Direct
Kate Bishop is a Senior Technical specialist and Lead Consultant for Social Development Direct’s Gender Based Violence (GBV) portfolio. She has 14 years’ experience working on Violence against Women and Girls, women’s rights, and gender equality across a range of development contexts. She previously worked as a Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Advisor for DFID, where she was involved with the strategic development of DFID’s portfolio of work on VAWG. Whilst at DFID she developed a ground-breaking and ambitious portfolio on ending VAWG including the £25m flagship ‘What Works to prevent VAWG research and innovation fund’. Kate has a strong track record in evidence-based policy and programme development, and organisational strategy and development in a range of international and national contexts. She holds a Masters in Violence, Conflict and Development form the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.