THE FUTURE DOES NOT HAPPEN TO US,WE CREATE IT
"Recklessly Optimistic..." New Scientist
Katherine is a true interdisciplinary, a creative scientist and futurist with a terrifying academic background across genetics, psychology and neuroscience. She catalyses and cross pollinates ideas. She sits at the alongside a network if edge thinkers. disruptors, radical creatives, cyborgs and is affiliated with labs at the forefront of science. Studying humans, brains and the question of reality and the human condition, she seeks out new insight, accelerating it out of labs and into the real world. From brain and reality hacking experiences to enlightening others on the wonder of humans. She believes very much in collective future building.
Katherine is sought after as a consultant but is best known as a presenter and speaker, speaking globally on how to not just survive but thrive in the new world. Frequently appearing as a science & technology expert a across a range of broadcast media including BBC Radio 4, 5Live, Sky News, NBC Sport and NBC's The TODAY Show. She is also a regular contributor to publications including VICE and the Huffington Post writing on the intersection of science, culture and the future human.
At all other hours of the day she is either exploring, collaborating, creating, catalysing or making cocktails.
PRESENTING & MEDIA
BRAINS, SCIENCE & FUTURE HUMANS
CONNECTING, CATALYSING, CREATING
Katherine is a much sought after creative science consultant & co founder of the female led, Kinda Studios. She is a knowledge broker, brain hacker & creator of cross-discipline teams. Accelerating cutting edge insight out of labs & into the public realm through pioneering & award-winning creative projects.
NEUROSCIENCE & FUTURE BUILDING
Katherine has given keynotes on the future human globally. She regularly appears as a science & technology expert across a range of media including SKY, BBC, NBC, CNN, The TODAY show, RadioX & Radio 4. She also contributes to VICE & the Huffington Post, hosts a neuroaesthetics podcast & has a monthly show on Soho Radio.
EDUCATOR & MENTOR
YOUNG PEOPLE & NEW NARRATIVES
Creating methods for collective intellegence & guest lecturing at UCL, UAL, & Bristol on interdiscplinary models of thinking & speculative futures. She believes in mindsets over skillsets. She also works with care leavers as a mentor, XRDI increasing diversity in XR and co-founded a youth charity in Bosnia.
CREATIVITY & STORYTELLING
PERFORAMNCE & THE REAL WORLD
After accidentally getting into one of the UK top drama school's Katherine took a gap from science labs to study phsycial theatre, performance & film. It was here she understood the important of lived experiences, produced her first documentry & starred in some pretty punchy horror films.
SCIENTIST & ACADEMIA
HUMAN SCIENCE & THE LABS
Katherine's extensive academic background startles even herself. From Oxford Univeristy to UEA & UCL she has gained postgraduate accolades across human science, genetics, behavioral & cognitive psychology, quantum biology & neuroscience. She earnt her stripes living between labs with no sunlight and the dense jungles of Borneo doing fieldwork.
WRECKLESSLY OPTIMISTIC & NOMADIC
Born in London, her childhood was spread across Africa, Canada & Europe. After a range of haircuts, piercings, and angst by 18 she was living in a bar in the South Pacific gun-running. She somehow got back on track & by 19 got to Oxford. She can still has an undercut and can make an awesome negroni.