"Katherine makes any project better. Full stop."
Andy Orrick, Creative Dir, Belonging
Katherine connects creative and science ecosystems and thinking. With an extensive background across genetics, neuroscience and cognitive psychology, she creates cross-discipline teams and dialogue to align and embed scientific insight into experiences, products, and creative processes. She is a pioneering 'reality hacker' accelerating cutting-edge research from the lab into the world through artistic and creative collaboration. At the intersection of lived experience and evidence-based design and affiliated to some of the top academic institutions and labs worldwide. She always makes a project better, science fact.
Katherine has consulted with everyone from Google to the NFL. Sought after to bring new perspectives to projects and uncover cutting-edge scientific insight that can inspire and drive disruption, innovation and change.
She is co-founder of the female-led and kick ass Kinda Studios. A neuroaesthetics studio that through collaborations with academics, labs and creatives, redefining wellbeing as connection to self, others and the world around us.
Clients & Collaborators include
Marshmallow Laser Feast
The Royal Academy of Arts
Les Enfants Terrible
Da House Audio
University College London
Imperial College London
King's College London
"Katherine is a true catalyst, she uncovers enlightens & inspires. Her network is formidable and her mind like lightening. She's also so so much fun."
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.