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Catherine Macharia-Mutie

IGNITE Deputy Team Leader

Catherine Macharia-Mutie is a development professional with over 15 years of experience in public health nutrition. Catherine has worked extensively with academia, government, and international NGOs. Her expertise cuts across nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programming. As a nutritionist, she has managed both national and multi-country projects within east Africa with a focus on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition targeting improvements in micronutrient and healthy diet intake. She also has extensive monitoring and evaluation experience and has contributed to internationally renowned peer reviewed nutrition publications. Catherine previously held various roles with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and Kenya Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. She has also taught both bachelors and master nutrition students in University of Nairobi, Moi and Kenyatta in Kenya. She holds a PhD (Human Nutrition) from Wageningen University, Netherlands, MSc (Applied Human Nutrition) and BA (Anthropology) from University of Nairobi, Kenya.