Katie is the Low Carbon and Circular Economy Lead at York, North Yorkshire and East Riding’s Local Enterprise Partnership. Her role is focused on working collaboratively with partners to create a systemic shift towards a low carbon, circular future. Katie’s recent work includes leading the development of York, North Yorkshire & East Riding’s Local Energy Strategy and kick-starting a circular economy initiative across the area.
Previous experience includes leading the ambitious circular economy programme in Peterborough, which aspires to create the UK’s first circular city. Successes include launching a city-wide sharing economy platform, co-designing high impact demonstration projects and developing a pioneering Circular City Roadmap. With an academic background in sustainability and business, Katie is passionate about driving the sustainability agenda forward and making a real impact.