Katie Bolger

Roles and Responsibilities

As Director, Katie is responsible for leading the Research Safety Operations, Data Management and Safety Training Teams and establishing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders from the University community, including Principal Investigators, Facilities and Compliance teams, Design and Construction, Public Safety and others to ensure the consistent delivery of EH&S services and guidance across the University’s research enterprise. Katie provides leadership, coaching and support to all EH&S staff, and key input to the overall direction of EH&S programming, and the safety culture of the organization, at large. In her capacity as a senior member of the Research Safety Program, in partnership with managers and leaders of each of EH&S’s program areas, Katie, facilitates the initiation and execution of safety-related operations and projects across all disciplines, promoting best practices within the organization. Katie serves as a primary representative for EH&S initiatives and services on behalf of the organization.

Katie has worked in various industries across the health and safety field, with specific interest in the research and healthcare fields. She also has completed her Master’s Degree of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.