Katy heads up a new team within Oxfam GB tasked with increasing Oxfam's relationships and joint work with influential leaders in a range of fields; from academia to faith and political leadership. The Global External Affairs team supports the high-level engagements and relationships of Oxfam's senior directors and Executive Director, and also supports Oxfam affiliates and offices in emerging economies to work with influential voices in the global south. The team also have a role in "horizon scanning" the major events, debates and trends that informs Oxfam's
Katy has been at Oxfam for five years, mostly working in UK Government Relations. Her background is in political campaigning and parliamentary advocacy, having previously worked for the Electoral Reform Society, Amnesty International, and DeHavilland. You can follow Katy on Twitter @katywright.