VP DE&I External Engagement & Talent Development
Kate is bp’s VP of DE&I talent global external engagement and talent development. Kate and her team work in partnership with colleagues across the business and HR to embed DE&I into every aspect of the talent lifecycle at bp, and to continually improve how bp shows up in and contributes to the external DE&I landscape.
Kate has worked in human resources throughout her career holding roles in business partnering, talent, learning and most recently DE&I. Before bp, Kate worked in financial services and her experience there forged her understanding of organizational dynamics, professional ethics and personal accountability in leadership.
Kate has coached and facilitated internally in all the organisations she has worked in and believes in exploring and developing strengths, both known and as yet unknown, in those she works with.
On the personal front, Kate lives in North East London and loves to be outdoors walking, running or, swimming (brr!). She is married with two late-teenage sons, and two dogs all of whom consume much of her time and emotional energy, and give back in equal measure.