Dr. Katrin Glatzel is a Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute's (IFPRI) West and Central Africa Office in Dakar, Senegal and Program Head 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 Sustainable Development Goals. She is the lead author of several of the Malabo Montpellier Panel reports, various briefing papers and other technical publications.
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 in Environmental Research and Policy, and in her thesis analyzed the role of the private sector in financing climate change adaptation projects, with a case study focused on the water sector in Jordan.
Katrin also holds the MSc Public Management and Governance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a BA in European Studies from Maastricht University in the Netherlands and spent a semester at the Bosphorus University in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Malabo Montpellier Panel is a group of international agriculture experts who guide policy choices that accelerate progress towards food security and improved nutrition in Africa. It provides high-quality research to equip decision makers to effectively implement policies and programs that benefit smallholder farmers. The Panel is facilitated by IFPRI, Imperial College London and the University of Bonn.