Kate is an analyst with expertise in quantifying the financial impacts of climate change. Most recently, she led the development of Willis Re Australia’s climate analytics, engaging across insurers, investors, banks and regulators. She is an experienced climate change communicator, and has been involved in industry initiatives such as the Insurance Council of Australia’s Climate Change Action Committee and the Climate Measurement Standards Initiative.
Kate holds a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) in Geography and Geophysics from the University of Sydney and First Class Honours in Climate Extremes from the Climate Change Research Centre at UNSW. She also participated in CSIRO’s inaugural Collaborative Australian Post-Graduate Sea Training Alliance Network.