Dr Catherine Ludden

Dr Catherine Ludden is Director of COG-Train and is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and delivery of the programme. She is also the Director of Operations at COG-UK. Prior to joining COG-UK, Catherine worked with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control where she provided scientific and technical expertise for the analysis and interpretation of European whole genome sequencing datasets and supported international outbreak investigations. She is a One Heath expert and was previously awarded a Sir Henry Postdoctoral Wellcome Fellowship at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to define reservoirs and transmission of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli using a One Health approach