Katerina Mantouvalou is a Director leading ICF's research, evaluation and analytical services in the areas of gender equality and human rights for the European Commission (EC) and its agencies, the World Bank (WB), and the United Nations (UN).
She has used qualitative, quantitative, and participatory methods to identify cases of discrimination on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, and disability in various policy areas. She has also evaluated the effectiveness of laws, policies and programmes to eliminate discrimination in education, employment and health and developed recommendations for the fair treatment of vulnerable groups in the European Union (EU). She has published academic articles and policy reports on gender equality, immigration, and minority rights and has given numerous conference presentations in the United Kingdom, United States, and continental Europe.
Katerina has a Ph.D. in Political Science from University College London.