Katie Douglas Martel

Vice President, Investor Relations

Katie is the Vice President of Investor Relations at the END Fund. In this capacity, she leads efforts to facilitate philanthropic gifts and grants to advance the mission of the END Fund and its programs.

Prior to joining the END Fund, Katie was the Director of Institutional Advancement at the Center for Global Development (CGD) in Washington, DC, a think tank dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality through analysis and engagement with the policy community. In this role, Katie oversaw all aspects of the Center’s fundraising activities and broader engagement with the philanthropic community. She began working at CGD as a member of the Global Health Policy team, before joining the Institutional Advancement team to facilitate the Center’s growing engagement with bilateral donors and private foundations.

Before CGD, Katie gained experience in global development, grant management, and external and investor relations at the Wallace Genetic Foundation, the Congressional and Public Affairs office of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the Corporate Executive Board.

Katie holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy with a concentration in International Development from Georgetown University, and a BA in Public Policy from Duke University.

A native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, she lives in Boston, Massachusetts with her husband and two children.