Named Top 40 Innovation Blogger by the global Innovation Excellence community two years running, Kate is a commercial story designer and creative catalyst. Entrepreneurial to the core, she has worked exclusively in start-ups since 1998.
A co-founder of KILN, creators of IdeaKeg™ Kate is also the architect of storyFORMing, a new single-sheet canvas to help entrepreneurs and innovators articulate what they’re offering and why anyone would care.
Based in London, Kate works with businesses across Europe and North America. Kate wears many hats: she is a facilitator, content creator, mentor and advisor to change-makers in complex organisations, multinational companies and rough upstarts.
Currently, Kate serves on the advisory board of Green White Space, a new breed of social design firm headquartered in Malmo, Sweden; and as a trusted advisor & confidante to the founder of the fast growing start up, The Bird Table, a unique network of business development groups for women aiming to increase the number of successful woman-owned firms and women board members in Britain and Europe. A close collaborator of Dr Min Basadur, Professor Emeritus of Organization Science at McMaster University (Canada), Kate is working to bring the Creative Problem Solving Process into mainstream management and entrepreneurship studies.
Kate has guest lectured at Judge Business School – University of Cambridge, Austrian Marketing University of Applied Sciences, and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. As an adjunct, she has taught at University of London, University of Roehampton, and HULT International Business School, and is currently Consulting Professor at Syracuse London. She holds a B.A. from Brown University and a PhD from University of Surrey. She was elected a Fellow of the RSA in 2010.
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