Kate Oldridge Turner

About Kate

Kate joined the Board of Trustees of Able Child Africa in July 2016 after returning from working in Rwanda for two and a half years at the National Union of Disabilities’ Organisations of Rwanda (NUDOR). Currently, Kate is Head of Policy and Public Affairs at World Cancer Research Fund International and works on public health policy focussed on the prevention of non-communicable diseases. Prior to this, Kate was Policy Manager at Leonard Cheshire, working to support the rights of people with disabilities in a number of countries in Africa and Asia. Kate has also worked in London and New York in a number of roles in public affairs, public policy and government relations, including four years at Sport England as Senior Public Affairs Manager. Kate has a background in Human Rights Law and social policy, having worked in a wide variety of sectors. She has a degree in Combined Social Science from Durham University and a Masters in Human Rights Law from SOAS.