Kate Mills

Project Manager


Kate has a background in international development and public health, having worked in humanitarian and development organisations across the Asia-Pacific region for the last eight years.

Kate joined Burnet Institute in March 2020 as Project Manager in the Tuberculosis Elimination and Implementation Science Working Group within the International Development discipline. She is currently supporting several projects in Papua New Guinea.

Prior to working with Burnet, Kate worked with Save the Children in Australia, the UK and Pacific Islands to coordinate high-quality health, education and protection programming for children. She has also worked with the Red Cross, supporting projects across the Asia-Pacific, including the coordination of a mass sanitation program in the refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.


  • 2020: Project Manager, Burnet Institute
  • 2019: Pacific Programs Coordinator, Save the Children Australia
  • 2018: Health Program Manager (Acting), Save the Children Vanuatu
  • 2018: Specialist Support Delegate, IFRC WASH (Mass Sanitation) Emergency Response Unit
  • 2017: Humanitarian Public Health Technical Unit Coordinator, Save the Children UK
  • 2015: Asia Regional Program Assistant, British Red Cross


  • 2020: Master Global Health, University of Manchester
  • 2014: Bachelor of Health Science (Public Health), La Trobe University
  • 2014: Bachelor of International Development, La Trobe University

Projects (2)

Current (2)

  • PRIME-TB: Papua New Guinea & Republic of Indonesia for the Micro Elimination of TB

  • Tackling TB and HIV Together in Papua New Guinea