Strategic Advisor and STEM Ambassador
KCourtney Business Innovation & Strategy
Katherine is a NED, STEM Ambassador and former UK Space Agency CEO. She has 30+ years’ experience of business innovation, start-up and growth in the UK, Europe and other geographies; and nearly 15 years’ experience leading UK government policy and programmes. In her early executive career, she developed new ventures for Cable & Wireless, BT and a series of international tech start-ups. As a Senior Civil Servant, she led landmark UK Government tech-enabled transformation. At the UK Space Agency, she opened the UK market to commercial satellite launch and led €1.4bn investment in collaborative European space missions.
How can society work better to support young women entering and succeeding in STEM fields? We hear from our panelists on the gender gap within tech, their own personal challenges and the advice...