Consulting 

Katherine is an accomplished facilitator, researcher, project manager, report writer and public speaker. She has wide experience of in-depth interviewing, focus group facilitation, survey design, qualitative and quantitative analysis and evaluation. She presents her findings in clear and accessible ways. Further to this, Katherine has a strong understanding of producing work with public appeal and potential media interest.  

She has a proven track record of successfully delivering complex and important consultancy projects on time and within budget. 

Examples of Katherine's work include:

Consultancy

  • Case study development on options for beneficiary involvement for the Centre for Ageing Better
  • Evaluation of a Lottery-funded employment training programme for female ex-offenders, for Working Chance
  • Development of methods to involve patients, carers and clinicians in health research priority setting, for the James Lind Alliance, funded by the National Institute for Health Research. Click here to watch a video of Katherine describing this work or follow Katherine on Twitter @Katherine_JLA.
  • Chairing a national Sight Loss & Vision Priority Setting Partnership, to shape the eye research agenda. Click here to watch Katherine presenting to the Partnership.
  • Chairing research priority setting partnerships for a range of healthcare conditions and issues, including autism, palliative care, depression, dementia, childhood disability, spinal cord injury and Parkinson's disease. Click here to see Katherine talking about the Palliative Care Partnership. 
  • Research report editing for CLIC Sargent. Click here to download an example.
  • Development of accessible online information on sight loss for Fight for Sight. Click here to read it. 
  • Public consultation to develop a Sexual Orientation Equality Scheme, and subsequent progress reviews, for Transport for London
  • Facilitation of staff and service user consultation events for the British Library.
  • Evaluation of the involvement of young people in the Respect? media campaign, for YouthNet

Research

Training 


Katherine is an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has been awarded Certified Membership of the Market Research Society (CMRS). 

To find out more, or to talk to Katherine about how she could work with your organisation, please contact:

katherine@katherinecowan.net

+44 (0) 7787 512741