Katharine joined the Trust in 2019 and leads the Power and Accountability Programme. She has previously worked at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust (JRRT), running JRF’s climate justice programme and working as JRRT’s grants adviser.

Her background includes policy and research management roles in the charitable sector, including Equally Ours and the Refugee Council, and the public sector, at the Audit Commission. She has also done stints in academia and works in a freelance capacity on climate justice and other issues.