Cate Buchanan is a mediation support and process design specialist. She works for the UN Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary General – Yemen as a Senior Adviser and in advisory roles for Conciliation Resources, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, UN Mediation Support Unit (MSU), International IDEA and UNFPA Myanmar. In 2018 Cate was a member of the UN MSU Standby Team of Experts. Previously she was a Senior Peacebuilding Adviser to the Nyein (Shalom) Foundation in Myanmar and the armed groups it works with. She also supported the Alliance for Gender. Inclusion in the Peace Process in Myanmar as an Adviser. Cate was Chief Editor of Gun Violence, Disability and Recovery (2014). From 2001–2013 she worked for the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue on violence reduction and prevention, and supporting peacemaking initiatives in Asia and the Pacific, before establishing Athena Consortium, a feminist advisory service, in 2013.