Dr. Katrin Glatzel is a Research Fellow at IFPRI's West and Central Africa Office and Program Leader of the Malabo Montpellier Panel.
She leads on the research and writing of the Panel’s reports and briefing papers and works with the members of the Panel to ensure strategically delivered expert advice to African and European governments on their approach towards achieving the ambitious goals under the Malabo Declaration and the Global Development Agenda.
Previously, Katrin worked as Policy & Research Officer with the Montpellier Panel (the Malabo Montpellier Panel's predecessor) based at Imperial College London, where she continues to be a Visiting Researcher. She holds a PhD from Imperial College London, and in her thesis analyzed the role of the private sector in financing climate change adaptation projects, with a case study on the water sector in Jordan. She was lead author of several of the Montpellier Panel reports, briefing papers and other technical publications.
Katrin also holds the MSc Public Management and Governance from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a BA in European Studies from Maastricht University in the Netherlands and spent a semester at the Bosphorus University in Istanbul, Turkey.