Katherine has over 20 years’ experience in resource efficiency, mostly in the construction sector. She is currently finishing a PhD at Loughborough University, looking at how a circular economy can be embedded in the building sector. She currently assists the ASBP and other organisations, such as BRE in the formation and delivery of projects, by providing her technical expertise. Recent and current activities with the ASBP include working on the Climate KIC funded Re-usable Buildings Pathfinders Project with LWARB, the Plastics in Construction Group and the Re-usable Product and Building Network. She is also working with Defra and the Green Construction Board Resources and Waste Group to develop an interpretation of ‘zero avoidable waste’ in the construction sector which is due to be published and a roadmap on how to get there. Katherine throughout her career, has been instrumental in raising the importance of construction resource efficiency within the UK through the development of research and the provision of data and has developed influential partnerships and networks and encouraged collaboration across the supply chain.