Cat has recently been appointed to the Academics Stand Against Poverty Board of Directors. Alongside a dedicated panel, she seeks to continue the work of ASAP in tackling poverty through academic research and outreach. As the current Co-Chair of ASAP UK, Cat has extensive experience with ASAP, and has been a major contributor to the organisation’s growing global network. Recently, ASAP UK hosted a very successful conference on Illicit Financial Flows and the impact this has had on poverty around the world. They were able to present their research and a proposal for institutional reforms that could become part of the post-MDG agenda.