- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict and peace
- Peace and development
Kate Sullivan is Coordinator of SIPRI’s Peace and Development Programme of Study. In addition to planning and implementing the annual Stockholm Forum on Security and Development, she organises a variety of workshops and consultations to facilitate dialogue between policymakers, practitioners and the academic community. Sullivan’s current research interests include the role of displacement in security and development processes, on one hand, and the confluence of counter violent extremism (CVE) and preventing violent extremism (PVE) strategies and peacebuilding activities, on the other.
Prior to joining SIPRI, Sullivan served as Executive Director of the Global Partnership Alliance, a non-profit focused on improving youth livelihoods through international public–private partnerships. She previously served as a Community Economic Development Specialist with the United States Peace Corps in Suriname and in the Global Government Relations division of United Technologies Corporation. Sullivan holds a Master of Public Administration from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan. She is a Rotarian and a Paul Harris Fellow.
Project management, public–private partnerships, community development, capacity building, event planning, process management