Katherine Polin


Kate is a Consultant at SEEK Development. At SEEK, she has worked on projects with the World Health Organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Global Financing Facility, among others. She is also a key member of the Donor Tracker team. Kate specializes in policy analysis and impact evaluations, particularly for global and European women’s and children’s health, development and global health financing, government advocacy, organizational change, and corporate communications.

Prior to joining SEEK, Katherine was a Robert Bosch Transatlantic Fellow in Berlin, working at Germany’s public health agency, the Robert Koch Institute, where she researched the digitalization of global disease surveillance. Before this, she managed the development and implementation of strategic plans for reproductive health policy advocacy and reform for Global Doctors for Choice in New York. She was also a Council of Women World Leaders’ Fellow at Germany’s Ministry for Families, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.

Katherine holds a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University, where she focused on global governance in population and family health, including Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), program design and evaluation. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in humanities from Yale University.