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Senior Account Director
Katy has worked with a range of international clients on their political and corporate communications. She is strongly focused on projects in sub-Saharan Africa aimed at improving socio-economic development and sustainability, mitigating climate change, and halting biodiversity loss.
Most notably, Katy has been a core member of the Campaign for Nature team and played an active role in the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity negotiations. She has acted as a facilitator and panel leader at the African regional workshops, and worked with regional governments to strengthen their protected area commitments ahead of the finalisation of the new Global Biodiversity Framework and to promote the 30 by 30 goal. Katy also acts as the Secretary for the Global Steering Committee, a group she helped build with former US Senator Russ Feingold, comprised of eight former Heads of State, two former Prime Ministers, six former Ministers, and four environmental and Indigenous and local experts.
Katy has a keen interest in finding new and innovative ways to promote meaningful causes and has strong multimedia skills, including web design and development, social media management and analysis, and podcast and documentary production. She also has a wide range of experience assisting clients in high-level political engagement, stakeholder mapping, media outreach, report production, and the authoring of op-eds.
Katy is passionate about improving the number of women leaders both in the United Kingdom and globally. As part of her commitment to women’s leadership Katy previously served as the Communications Advisor to 50:50 Parliament. During this time, she helped the organisation to develop a fundraising campaign and associated promotional materials, and worked on their media strategy around key events in Westminster. Katy has made multiple appearances on British national television and radio to promote gender equity in Parliament.
Katy joined Atalanta in 2021, becoming a member of the Senior Leadership team that year.
She graduated from Durham University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology, her key areas of focus were evolutionary biology and the anthropology of development and social transformation.