Kate Guy is a Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Climate and Security (CCS), and Deputy Director of the International Military Council on Climate and Security. Previously, she was Chair of CCS’s National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel (NSMIP). She is currently pursuing a PhD in International Relations at the University of Oxford, where she researches the intersection of climate change, national security, and global governance. In addition to her studies, Kate also works as a research assistant to the Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, and is a manager of the Oxford School of Climate Change.
She most recently worked in American politics and policy as the Senior Policy Program Manager with the Truman National Security Project, and as assistant to the Campaign Manager of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential race.
From 2012-2015, Kate worked on the negotiation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement in various roles at the US State Department, United Nations, and international NGOs. Her work on these topics led to numerous published works, speaking engagements, and government strategies. She previously interned at the White House Council on Environmental Quality where she focused on federal sustainability policy.
Kate earned both her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Columbia University, specializing in international affairs and global environmental policy. She was raised in Minnesota, and currently lives in London.