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Katie Hill - Executive Director for B Lab UK

Katie Hill is Executive Director for B Lab UK

Katie Hill is Executive Director for B Lab UK, appointed to roll out the B Corporation movement across the UK. This exciting role builds on her previous recent experience as Interim Director to establish Access – the Foundation for Social investment, a new sister organisation to Big Society Capital. Prior to this, Katie was brought in to a new post of Social Investment Advisor to the City of London Corporation, to implement a social investment strategy and develop a £20m fund for the Corporation. 

She has worked as an economist in UK local, regional and national government and supported the governments of Lithuania and Poland with employment strategies as they acceded to the EU. Katie ran a social enterprise in Bulgaria for four years and, on the basis of that experience, studied for an MBA from Oxford University.   She was appointed on to the EU panel of experts on social business, was on the G8 working group for Social Investment and has published widely on the topic.  She is a trustee to two international charities and an advisor to an early stage Big Venture Challenge winner.

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