A passionate and professional strategic Events Manager at Baker McKenzie with over ten years' experience. Kate has vast experience of delivering a variety of events (virtual events, conferences, forums, gala receptions, corporate hospitality, sponsorships, client entertainment and themed and bespoke events) with a strong focus, not only on delivering excellent logistical events, but also on targeting, networking and return of investment (ROI) to maximise the business development opportunities via the events programme. Kate is co-founder of Eventprofslive, an industry recognised networking group, for corporate event professionals. Kate was recognised as a top 20 event planner in the UK via the C&IT Corporate A-List 2021 and contributes further to the industry by being a mentor on the Elevate Mentor Programme 2021 - 2022, a London ambassador for the Female Hospitality Network, was a member of the advisory board for International Confex 2021 and was a committee member for Hire Space's Safer Events Consultation Group with respect to the events industry and COVID-19. Kate has spoken at a number of industry events with a focus on the power of a network and delivering strategic events that demonstrate ROI. Also an active user of social media for all things events via @LDNEventsGirl and @eventprofslive.