Kate’s main areas of interest and expertise are:
- Gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace
- Human rights and labour rights in global supply chains, in particular the agricultural and garment sectors
- Land rights, environmental justice and the rights of indigenous people
- Corporate transparency and CSR reporting
Kate joined Ergon in 2019. Previously, she worked on CSR communications and strategy projects at the consultancy Context, including sustainability and gender pay gap reports, modern slavery statements, and employee engagement programmes. She also worked in the Conflict, Humanitarian and Security Operations Team at DFID, where she project managed humanitarian deployments and coordinated an emergency humanitarian staffing programme on behalf of UN agencies and NGOs. She has volunteered for several human rights and environmental organisations.
She has an MSc in Gender, Policy and Inequalities from LSE, where she specialised in the gendered dimensions of human rights, international development and globalisation.