Kathryn BOWEN

Professor Kathryn Bowen is Professor of Climate, Environment and Global Health in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, and Deputy Director of Melbourne Climate Futures, University of Melbourne. She is Director of the newly formed University of Melbourne Climate CATCH (Collaborative Action for Transformative Change in Health and Healthcare) Lab.

Kathryn is a leading, internationally-recognised expert on the science and policy of sustainability (particularly climate change) and global health issues, with substantial experience in original public health research, science assessment, capacity development and policy advice. She is regularly commissioned by international bilateral and multilateral agencies (e.g. WHO, UNEP, UNDP, ADB, GIZ, DFAT, USAID, KOICA) to co-design solutions for sustainable futures. Kathryn’s work spans applied research, training, policy development and technical advice.