Katharine Kreis is the director of strategic initiatives at PATH and the lead for nutrition innovation. She works to engage experts from across academia, civil society, and the private sector tackle the alarming burden of malnutrition, while simultaneously looking to improve additional development indicators and reduce negative consequences for people and the planet we share.
Katharine has an extensive background in global health and international development and has previously held positons with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the US Agency for International Development, the International Medical Corps, and also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer.
She is a founding member of the Bridge Collaborative Secretariat, has held a number of positions on international advisory groups including the World Economic Forum, the Micronutrient Forum Steering Committee, and several WHO steering committees. She holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan.