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Katherine Easter, PPF interim CEO 

Katherine is our interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief People Officer.

Katherine makes sure we attract and retain the right people and shapes our communications, overseeing how we engage with our staff, stakeholders and the media. As interim CEO, she is also responsible for overseeing our day-to-day operations and long-term strategy.

"I’m really proud of the working environment that the PPF has created. It is a great place to work that allows people to reach their potential while delivering brilliant service for all stakeholders."

Katherine’s experience

Katherine has worked in senior level HR positions in both private and public sector organisations. Before joining us, Katherine was head of HR, regulated industries, at the engineering consultancy Kier, previously Mouchel.

In this role she led a talent management process to support the business strategy. Her work received industry recognition and delivered a two-year people strategy that increased the organisation from 800 to 2,500 people through organic growth and acquisition.

She also implemented an employee engagement strategy aimed at significantly reducing staff turnover, which resulted in Mouchel securing a top 20 place in The Sunday Times' Best Companies to Work For.

Katherine currently holds a non-executive role at Isle Utilities, a technology and innovation consultancy specialising in cleantech with employees across Europe, Australia, Singapore, the US and Middle East.

Katherine has an MSc in Social and Applied Psychology from the University of Kent and lives in London.