Kate has a B.A. (honours) in Environmental and Native Studies from Trent University and a Masters in Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo. She has extensive knowledge and experience in water governance and management practices in First Nations across Canada. She has worked for consulting companies, NGO’s, the federal government, and First Nation communities, bringing with her invaluable practical experience and technical skills in community-based natural resource management strategies. As the Project Assistant, Kate provides support to the Water-Health Nexus Programme with her excellent analytical, technical, and administrative skills.