Profile

Kate joined Resource Futures in 2018 and is based in Edinburgh. She has experience working across the public, private and third sectors on projects related to waste reduction, recycling, sustainable food,  including business, community and staff engagement. Prior to joining Resource Futures, Kate worked as Recycling Advisor at Vegware Ltd, supporting a range of clients across the UK to improve overall food service sustainability through the implementation, collection and processing of bio-based packaging materials.

Expertise

From an academic background in Environmental Communication, Kate has used her communication skills to encourage behaviour change and improved resource management within the food service industry. She is adept in translating multifaceted information into accessible and engaging content. Kate’s previous role focused on working extensively with organisations across the public, private and third sectors. At Vegware, she managed projects in partnership with waste management companies including Veolia, Bywaters, Helistrat and Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd. Her work required building strong relationships with food distribution companies such as Bidfood and Brakes Group, as well as working alongside contractors such as ISS and Elior. Kate also has experience of working with food and drink accreditation schemes and standards throughout the UK.

  • Waste management and reduction
  • Partnership working
  • Community engagement
  • Business engagement