Katie trained as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, having first graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Drama & Theatre Arts.

After graduating with an MSc in Gender from the London School of Economics, Katie worked as a freelance diversity consultant across schools and organisations. This led her into the tech start up world, finding solutions to increase gender parity in FTSE 250 companies.

As an actor, she has performed widely on stage for the National Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath, Peter Hall Company and Shared Experience, and on television, including The Turn of the Screw (BBC) and Code of a Killer (ITV). She has also written for the RADA Festival.

As a tutor for RADA Business, Katie co-develops and delivers on its leadership programmes. She enjoys bringing creativity and spontaneity to a business context, particularly through improvisation.