Rita is Head of UK Public Affairs for Kingspan Insulated Panels and Kingspan Insulation. In this role, Rita is leading the UK based Kingspan businesses to build, maintain and strengthen their networks across Governments – local, regional and national - their supply-chains and wider stakeholders across the built environment.
Prior to joining Kingspan, Rita worked in the field of environmental and sustainability policy development and implementation, including working with Welsh Government to develop and steer the law on Wellbeing of Future Generations. More recently Rita was Director of the charity Size of Wales, which looks to protect rainforests as part of a national response to tackling climate change. An engineer by qualification, Rita brings nearly twenty years of experience working in public, private and third sectors on issues where sustainable development has been a key driver.
Rita is also a trustee of the Wales Millennium Centre, Director of Common Cause Foundation and Fairtrade Wales, an alumna of the Prince of Wales' Business and Sustainability Programme, and a Fellow of the British American Project.