Catherine Whicher

Catherine Whicher

Senior Researcher

‘Evidence-based health policies are essential to reduce health inequities and deliver the highest standard of care to every patient. I am motivated each day by the knowledge that our work can effect meaningful change in people’s lives.’


Catherine initially joined The Health Policy Partnership in July 2019. She later worked with the company as a consultant before rejoining on a permanent basis in September 2021, and was promoted to the role of Senior Researcher in January 2023. She has worked across projects including multiple sclerosis, oncology and osteoporosis, and is currently leading work on depression.

Before joining HPP, Catherine worked primarily in the non-profit sector, with organisations active in humanitarian work and health advocacy. She has conducted research in areas ranging from programmes for hepatitis C to technology licensing at academic institutions.

Catherine holds a Master’s in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a Bachelor’s in Chemistry with a minor in International Relations from the University of British Columbia.

She is fluent in English and French.