BEng(Hons) PGDIP FIMechE FMAPM FWES
Kate Barnard is Founder & Director of two successful start-ups, WhatBox Consulting Ltd and Enjoy The Air Limited. Along with NED roles for Syndem and Eye Dream.
Kate is a Professional Chartered Engineer bringing together technical and entrepreneurship skills. Built on a foundation of over two decades as a manager in the engineering and technology group within Rolls-Royce Plc, having led one of the largest global industry-academic research networks, and driven multi-million pound, multi-national research programmes.
Kate recognises the linkage between new research, social progress and the sustainability of our planet and has become a key person of influence.
Kate is a Fellow of the IMechE, Women’s Engineering Society and Association of Project Managers, an active Honorary Fellow in the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Nottingham, published author and a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers.
Kate brings a diversity of thought, skilled in business growth, financial modelling and the grant environment. With a passion for the UK to become the science superpower and driven to make a difference ‘for the better good’ Kate brings focused strategic direction in line with corporate and national needs.