Senior Board Consultant – PR, Media & Communications
Treasure Earth is pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Wright, FCIM as Senior Board Consultant, PR, Media and Communications. Kate is Head of Consumer Services and Innovation at Vodafone UK and has extensive B2C and B2B Marketing, Communications and Commercial experience developing propositions, products, communications strategies, driving customer engagement and partnering with leading brands to create new value propositions.
She holds P&L ownership and is responsible for the commercial management of strategic partnerships such as Amazon, Spotify and Sky as well as aggregator partners and vendors; she leads on design, build and launch of new products and services, driving revenue growth, maximising margin and ensuring excellent customer experience.
She previously sat on the Vodafone UK Executive Board as Senior Business Manager to the CEO where she combined her extensive marketing and communications experience with a thorough knowledge of governance, strategic planning and organisational effectiveness, where she took responsibility to redevelop leadership engagement events. As reward and recognition Kate was selected for the High Potential Commercial Excellence course at the London Business School.
Before moving back to Vodafone UK Kate progressed through the ranks at Vodafone in New Zealand starting off as Head of Enterprise Marketing, where she was responsible for the development of propositions and communications strategy across vertical markets and development of the thought leadership programmes targeting C-suite audiences before being promoted to Head of Consumer Mobile where she took ownership of Vodafone’s profit margin across multiple product lines.
Kate started her career as a manager at DEFRA in the UK moving to Marketing Manager at Community Internet Europe Ltd before embarking on her career at Vodafone in the United Kingdom.
Kate is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM) holds a postgraduate diploma in Marketing and the professional scrum product owner certification.
The valued skill-set that Kate brings to Treasure Earth complements the existing team perfectly and will contribute greatly to the success of the Paradigm Prizes, the PR, Media and Communications policy and strategy and the vision of the Treasure Earth challenge addressing major global challenges of the 21st century in areas of peace, climate, CSR and humanitarian care.