Katie Leach

Katie Leach

Senior Programme Officer
UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)

About this Speaker

Katie Leach is a Senior Programme Officer in the Business and Biodiversity Programme at UNEP-WCMC. She leads a portfolio of work to embed the consideration of nature within corporate and financial decision making. Over the last 5 years, Katie has led the development of ENCORE, a tool for financial institutions to visualise how economic sectors depend and impact on nature. She also oversees the Aligning Biodiversity Measures for Business collaboration, which seeks to improve clarity and build consensus on how businesses and financial institutions measure and report on biodiversity. Katie holds a PhD in Biological Sciences from Queen’s University Belfast.