Kat is the Venue Manager at BMA House – home of the British Medical Association.
Having started a career in events in 2008 at De Vere Venues, Kat moved over to the BMA in 2015 as Sales Manager and in 2019 took up the role as Venue Manager.
In 2017 BMA House achieved a Gold accreditation with Green Tourism, at the time only five venues in London had this and certainly not easy for a Grade II listed building
BMA House has been awarded ‘Greenest Venue’ at the Hire Space awards in 2018 and in January 2019 awarded ‘Most Sustainable Venue’ at the London Summer Event Show. More recently shortlisted for further sustainability awards at 2019’s London Venue Awards and Hire Space awards.
Kat was heavily involved in hosting their first fully sustainable awards ceremony in 2018, (the Global Good Awards), featuring an all-vegan menu with Carbon Balanced delegate travel. The Global Good Awards returned in 2019 and have booked again for 2020.
As a current mentee on the FastForward15 programme founded and run by Fay Sharpe of BCD M&E, inspiring and empowering women in the events industry to be the best they can be, to help women aim for top level positions in the industry, Kat is leading the way in both sustainability for BMA House and a future leading woman in the events industry.
BMA House was shortlisted for BEST CSR OR SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE for LVA 2019 (October) also awarded ‘Greenest Venue’ in the Hire Space awards, and “Most Sustainable Venue’ at the London Summer Event Show. In April listed as one of the top five sustainable venues in the capital by HeadBox)