Kate Wood

Currently working in Strategy and Transformation for the WA Department of Communities, Kate has spent most of her professional career helping governments support communities to cope with climate change.  As the Executive Director for Climate Change at the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Kate developed a new approach for climate change policy development, drove departmental cultural change, and represented Victoria at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris.  Kate has balanced this high level sustainability related work with roles on the boards of community gardens in Victoria, and now with Perth City Farm.