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Katherine Brown

Vice President, Inclusive Impact and Sustainability, Europe


Katherine is responsible for guiding and supporting Visa Europe and its clients to achieve their goals in a way that benefits people and planet. Within her first year, Katherine has accelerated Visa’s ambition to actively promote sustainable consumption and behaviours through the regenerative economy, and brought to bear the key role of payments in the financial empowerment of displaced people.

In her previous roles as Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing at World Economic Forum, as Head of Europe & Eurasia for the Forum of Young Global Leaders, and as a Senior Advisor to IMD Business School, Katherine developed a deep understanding of, and passion for, actuating the drivers of systems-level change.

Katherine holds Master’s degrees from The London Business School (MBA) and the Global Leadership Fellows Programme of the World Economic Forum (The Wharton School, INSEAD, CEIBS, Columbia University, and LBS), and a BA from Kenyon College.

Appears in:

“It Ain’t Easy Being Green”. How do we rebuild current financial products to be climate positive?