Katherine leads projects related to biodiversity indicators and has extensive expertise in ecosystem accounting. Katherine is currently contributing towards projects related to the development of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, where she is a member of the Secretariat of the Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) and manages the development of the post-2020 Target Tracker tool.
Katherine joined the Centre in 2017, having previously worked in environmental consulting where she contributed to numerous international and national projects – particularly involving the application of ecosystem services to the water industry. Katherine holds an MSc in Environmental Technology and a BSc in Biology (with a Year in Industry/Research) both from Imperial College London.
Katherine is a member of the Secretariat of the Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP), which is hosted at UNEP-WCMC. She manages new indicator applications and communications, leads indicator analyses, and coordinates contributions from the BIP towards the development of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
Katherine manages the development of the post-2020 Target Tracker, a new online data visualisation platform, displaying progress towards the post-2020 goals and targets and global, regional and national levels.
Katherine has extensive expertise in ecosystem accounting. She supported the development of an integrated environment-economy focused indicator set, based on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting modules and selected modules in the SEEA Central Framework. This was set in the context of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, and the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.