Senior Consultant, Xyst
Katherine is a leading voice on the ideas and systems that create green, vibrant, authentic, healthy places.?
A senior consultant with Xyst, Katherine is a planner, strategist, coach and problem solver.?
For the City of Vancouver's Board of Park and Recreation she orchestrated creation of the award-winning Parks and Recreation Services Master Plan - VanPlay.
Curiosity distilled the strategy
Katherine recently orchestrated VanPlay, the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation's new Parks and Recreation Services Master Plan, and it wouldn't be the plan it is without her commitment to fresh faced questioning and gentle curiosity. Delivering strategy which drives an organisation towards big and important ideas like equity, connectivity, inclusion and access come down to how much you know about the system at play around you. Katherine will discuss how policy and strategy can be a powerful tool to drive dramatic change, when it's borne of curiosity.