Katherine Rickus

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Katherine Rickus

Specialist Advisor

Katherine is a Specialist Advisor at Principia, where she brings expertise on ethical issues in the pharmaceutical industry; the use of confidential data; AI technology; global health ethics and NGOs; and emotional health in the workplace.

Katherine is a psychiatrist and philosopher, with an interdisciplinary knowledge of psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy. Her clinical practice has taken her to Afghanistan and DR Congo, with Medicins Sans Frontieres earlier in her career. She has since then practiced General Psychiatry, mainly in the UK, with stints in Australia and New Zealand.

Katherine holds a PhD in Philosophy from Columbia University.