Kate Willard


Chair, Thames Estuary Growth Board
Kate is the Thames Estuary Envoy and chairs the Thames Estuary Growth Board. In addition, she is senior advisor to Stobart Group and an independent consultant working on a diverse portfolio of infrastructure and growth projects. With a background in culture and creativity, Kate has lived and worked in Hungary, France and Belgium, working as an independent regeneration expert with the European Commission on major transnational projects in employment, social cohesion and regional development. Whilst living and working in Hungary, Kate also established the first UK-Hungarian cultural partnership trust, Brouhaha Magyarorsz√°g and was CEO of the UK's first rural regeneration company (Rural Regeneration Cumbria).