Catherine joined Ergon in 2016. She has since delivered a variety of projects for international clients, notably major research projects for the EU and the ILO. Her expertise lie in:
- human rights and labour rights issues in agricultural and extractive supply chains
- international labour standards in trade agreements
- land rights and agrarian reform
- business engagement with civil society
Catherine previously worked in due diligence and risk consultancy, primarily advising financial sector clients on reputational and regulatory challenges globally.
She holds a BA in International Development and Portuguese and an MAR (Master of Arts by Research), both from the University of Leeds. Catherine is a specialist in Brazil, Latin America and Lusophone Africa. Alongside her professional and academic work, she has contributed to several related non-profit initiatives.