Kathy is the first Sustainability Manager for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) – the national governing body for cricket in England and Wales.
She entered the ECB following 25 years working in various roles within the built environment sector. A Chartered Engineer with broad structural and civil engineering and multidisciplinary design team leadership experience, she has worked on a wide variety of engineering and master planning projects. Much of her portfolio of work in various countries in healthcare, education and infrastructure projects including in post disaster scenarios has galvanised Kathy’s advocacy for, best practice and appropriate design for the built environment. This is with a keen focus on sustainable (environmental, economic, and social) development and beyond resilient design. Health and Wellbeing of People and Planet is the goal.
As Sustainability Manager for the ECB, Kathy works across all internal departments and the broader cricketing network within both the professional and recreational game. This also involves working with key commercial and media partners and stakeholders for the game. Responsible for the development and implementation of the ECB’s Environmental Sustainability Plan for Cricket, she is looking at improving sustainability outcomes for the ECB and for cricket in general.