Kate Stevenson has extensive experience as a policy researcher, including in the areas of Japanese diplomacy, domestic and international disaster relief and civil-military coordination. Since joining GR Japan, she has supported accounts in health, renewable energy and AI-based disaster prevention. In March 2019, she was one of four young researchers invited to present at the Stimson Center (Washington D.C.) on international engagement in disaster response. Kate has a B.A. in Asian and International Studies from Griffith University in Australia, an honours degree in Asia Pacific Studies from The Australian National University and an M.A. in International Cooperation from The University of Tokyo. She is a citizen of Australia and Great Britain and speaks fluent English and Japanese.