Kate Mackenzie is an independent consultant who advises organisations pursuing the Paris Agreement goals on climate change, particularly in relation to finance and economics, strategy, and communication. She is also a regular contributor for Bloomberg Green, where she writes the "Stranded Assets" column. She has a particular interest in financial regulation, and has worked with CDP on this topic, co-authoring with CPD programme director Sam Hurley the "Climate Horizons" guide to finance-climate scenarios, which was awarded "Best non-broker research" by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia, and convening with financial regulators APRA and the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Kate was formerly director of Finance, Policy and Decision Metrics at Climate-KIC Australia, and before that, Head of Finance & investment at The Climate Institute. Prior to that she worked as a financial journalist, winning awards at the Financial Times and The Australian.
She is a member of several advisory committees relating to the application of climate science, including the federally-funded NESP Climate Hub, and is an associate of Climate-KIC Australia.