About Katherine Trebeck
Katherine is a writer, a researcher, and an advocate for economic system change. She leads the Advocacy and Influencing work for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance – a global collaboration she co-founded in 2018.
Katherine has over eight years’ experience in various roles with Oxfam GB: as a Senior Researcher for the Global Research Team, as UK Policy Manager, and as Research and Policy Advisor for Oxfam Scotland. Her book The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a Grown-Up Economy (co-authored with Jeremy Williams and published by Policy Press) was published in early 2019.
Katherine, with Lorenzo Fioramonti, instigated the Wellbeing Economy Governments partnership (WEGo); developed Oxfam’s Humankind Index; and led Oxfam’s work on a ‘human economy’. She was Rapporteur for Club de Madrid’s Working Group on Shared Societies and Sustainability and is on the advisory board for a range of initiatives including the Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity (University of Surrey); the Omina Foundation; the Living Well Within Limits project (University of Leeds); A Good Life for All Within Planetary Boundaries (University of Leeds); and the Demystifying Decoupling Commission (Zero Waste Scotland).