Position: Assistant Editor, Newsbrief
Cathy joined RUSI after completing an MSc in African Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. She previously graduated with first-class honours from Durham University, after which she spent five years in Italy, gaining a further degree in Graphic Design and Communication and working as an Editorial Assistant for two European journals. Between 2010 and 2011, Cathy worked in project development and communications for an international NGO, including a six-month placement in Madagascar.
RUSI articles and analysis by this author
The UN Intervention Brigade: A Force for Change in DR Congo?
17 May 2013
With troops assigned to the UN's new offensive unit in the DR Congo arriving in Goma, hopes for a tougher response to the region's non-state armed groups have been raised. Yet while novel, the deployment of the unit poses its own challenges.
France in Mali: What Risk for the 'New' Hollande?
22 Jan 2013
As French troops continue to engage Islamist rebels in Mali, questions are being raised over how long they will stay, and the real commitment of the president to ending France's long history of interventionism on the continent.