Katherine Welch is Head of External Engagements and Partnerships. Katherine joined the team in 2017 and is responsible for supporting UCL researchers and academics to connect their work with strategic partners across academia, policy, third sector and professional organisations. She is leading UCL Public Policy’s work on climate and net zero as well as Artificial Intelligence and work.
Katherine was previously Deputy Director and Manager of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, establishing alongside the Director the Institutes research, teaching and engagement agendas. Prior to joining UCL, Katherine worked in the mining sector as a journalist and editor for global mining publication, Mining Journal.
Katherine has a first class honours in Geology and a Masters in Quaternary Science.