Katherine Shepherd

Project manager, Climate Change

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 3463 7399
Languages: English, Norwegian, French (basic)

Project manager focusing on climate change adaptation projects and events, notably the community-based adaptation (CBA) conference and Development & Climate Days (D&C Days). 


Project management; process development; event coordination; administration; compliance; learning and development.

Before IIED

Katherine spent much of her early career working within human resources, in particular staff development and technical training. She has worked in public, academic and voluntary sectors. 

Since completing a BSc in international studies with the Open University in 2015 she has worked on projects relating to her academic interests, namely environment and social justice. She is currently undertaking an MSc in climate change and development with SOAS.


BSc Hons, international studies, Open University (2015)

Current work

Katherine currently manages and coordinates projects – including financial administration and management, overseeing production and dissemination of project outputs, and organising events.