Speaker Katie HILL

Katie HILL is Executive Chair for B Lab Europe, the organisation rolling out the B Corporation movement across Europe. She has a background in social impact investment, establishing funds and programmes for its development . She previously ran a social enterprise in Bulgaria for 4 years, and advised the governments of Lithuania and Poland on employment strategies.

Biography

Katie HILL is Executive Chair for B Lab Europe, the organisation responsible for rolling out the B Corporation movement across Europe. Having run a social enterprise in Bulgaria, Katie became interested in the mixed use of finance to support businesses make positive impact. She was Social Investment Advisor to the City of London Corporation, and set up Access Foundation, a sister organisation to Big Society Capital, before establishing B Lab UK, of which she was Executive Director. An economist by background, she advised the governments of Poland and Lithuania on their employment strategies. She represented a region of the UK in the EU, and was appointed on to the EU panel of experts on Social Business. She has an MBA from Oxford University and lives in London with her family.

B Lab Europe

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B Lab Europe is a partner of B Lab, a nonprofit that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for good.

Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.

Office :
Executive Chair
Organization :
B Lab Europe
Country :
United Kingdom