Katie Thomas

Low Carbon and Circular Economy Lead

Katie leads our work for our priority sector of Food, Farming and Low Carbon. With expertise in the circular economy, Katie's expertise is joining up the industries from farming, through to food production, processing of by-products and waste reduction. With major change coming for agriculture as UK exits EU, the largest geographic LEP in the country has both challenge and opportunities, with a cast agricultural base, world leading innovation assets, global food producers alongside major energy production such as Drax Power Station which is diversifying from coal to more renewable sources.