Katie joined the ESRI in May 2021 as a research assistant in the Social Research Division. She graduated with an MSc in Economics from Tilburg University (Netherlands) with a focus on public policy. She obtained her BA in Economics from Trinity College Dublin. Her research at the ESRI focused on health economics with output concerning health inequalities, climate and health, and radon regulations.
After leaving the institute, she took a doctoral position at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam where her work focuses on health inequalities and socio-genomics.