COO , Wavemaker
Katie is an experienced leader with a breadth of experience across a diverse range of businesses. She started her career in advertising agencies, working at Saatchi & Saatchi and BBH, before joining Leo Burnett where she became Marketing Director and latterly Managing Director. She then left the big agency world for small ambitious startups, becoming Gravity Road's first Managing Director, and helping to expand and structure the business as it grew into an award-winning independent agency.
She then worked at Sunshine before becoming CEO of Omnicom-owned Lucky Generals. Katie is now COO of Wavemaker - her first foray into the world of media.
Katie is a passionate advocate for diversity. She is an active member of WACL and has focused on creating open, inclusive and sustainable working environments.