What I do
Kate is responsible for Managing the Inclusive Economy Partnership programme within the Challenge Prize Centre.
Prior to joining Nesta Kate founded Thrive, a international development consultancy which specialises in impact investment and building social enterprise in Sub - Saharan Africa. She also helped set up a co-working space for innovators and entrepreneurs in Blantyre, Malawi. Previously Kate has worked in the property and renewable energy sectors and has spent the majority of her career at the intersection of business and civil society.
Kate is a proud kiwi and comes to United Kingdom after working and living in Malawi, Africa. Kate holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management (UK) and a MA from the University of Auckland (NZ). Kate enjoys talking politics and in her spare time supports female candidates to run for office. She recently completed her first 'wild swim' 10km in the Thames.