Chair of the Board at The Atlantic Gateway
Kate is Head of Corporate Projects with Stobart Group and CEO of Willard KGM, a consultancy specialising in strategic growth, leadership and change management. With a background in cultural and creativity, Kate has lived and worked in Hungary, France and Belgium working as an independent regeneration expert with the European Commission on major transnational projects in employment, social cohesion and regional development. Whilst living and working in Hungary, Kate also established the first UK Hungarian cultural partnership trust, Brouhaha Magyarország and was also CEO of the UK’s first rural regeneration company (Rural Regeneration Cumbria). Kate is a Board member of the Liverpool City Region LEP, Chair of both the Atlantic Gateway and the Thames Estuary, South Essex Growth Partnership, Trustee of the Liverpool Playhouse and Everyman Theatres, a Churchill Fellow and FRSA.