Kate McNeil

Communications Coordinator at Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge


Communications Coordinator, Centre for Science and Policy

Kate joined the CSaP team in September 2019, where she supports the Centre by writing news stories, managing the social media accounts, contributing to the website, and conducting interviews.

She previously worked in various roles in Canadian politics, including roles working for Members of Parliament, and serving as Executive Assistant to a provincial premier. Kate holds a BAH (Distinction) in Political Studies and History from Queen's University at Kingston, in Canada and an MSc (Distinction) in Health and International Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her dissertation explored factors influencing medical humanitarian decision-making in determining the termination point of emergency assistance in areas experiencing conflict or disaster.

Kate is also the Communications Officer for the Partnership, for Conflict, Crime and Security Research. She is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and an alumnus of the European Forum Alpbach.


  • 11 February 2020, 5:30pm

    CSaP Annual Lecture: Professor Dame Sally Davies

    The 2020 CSaP Annual Lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Sally Davies, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge and former Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Medical Advisor to the UK Government.

  • 6 February 2020, 5:30pm

    2020 Christ's Climate Series: Seminar 4

    The fourth and last seminar in the 2020 Christ's Climate seminar series given by Niva Thiruchelvan (Net Zero, HM Treasury).

  • In news articles

    Book Launch: In Search of 'Good' Energy Policy

    CSaP and Energy@Cambridge co-hosted a knowledge exchange at the British Academy to mark the release of the book "In Search of Good Energy Policy."