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Kate Montgomery

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As Head of Business Development, Government Partnerships at Acumen, Kate leads our partnership engagement with bilateral and multilateral government partners, from strategy development to program management. She previously led business development and partner engagement for Acumen’s Pioneer Energy Investment Initiative. Prior to joining Acumen, she was d.light’s Director of Global Partnerships for five years, developing their strategy for engaging with the public sector and other key partners globally. A key part of this work is the institutionalization of d.light’s strategy to rigorously measure and communicate their social impact. Prior to that, she was in the humanitarian aid sector working for Tuft’s Feinstein International Center and the International Rescue Committee in Pakistan and Haiti. She holds a BA with honors in Political Science and East Asian Studies from Colgate University and a MSc in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.