Kristin Neudorf is the Knowledge Manager at Grand Challenges Canada, where she is responsible for leading knowledge management and translation activities. This includes 1) developing, implementing and enhancing the organization’s knowledge management systems; and 2) capturing and sharing the results from the wide range of innovations that Grand Challenges Canada funds. In this role, Kristin’s focus is on the systems and processes used to gather results and share knowledge generated by grantees and through the organization’s unique innovation platform. Kristin also leads Grand Challenges Canada’s impact modelling work, which is used to develop estimates of the potential impact of investments in health innovation.
Prior to joining Grand Challenges Canada, Kristin built a career in research and program evaluation, working with both non-profit organizations and academic institutions to evaluate the outcomes of health and development programs around the world. Her experience in the non-profit sector includes developing monitoring and evaluation systems and processes, and leading program evaluations. Kristin’s work has taken her countries throughout Asia and Africa, and she has led field work in Tanzania, Kenya, Burundi, South Africa and China. Kristin holds a Master’s in Science in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, a Diploma in International Project Management from Humber Business School, and a Bachelor’s in Biology and Development Studies from Queen’s University.