Kate Meyer

Kate Meyer is a sustainability scientist, engineer, and author with a vision of the future that has humans, the guardians of the planet, flourishing while prioritising planetary health. During her early career, Kate led the sustainable design for many award-winning developments in Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia and Singapore. During this time Kate noticed a chasm between the science of sustainability and business and government policies and approach. She shifted her focus to look at ways to address this and the result was Planetary Accounting. Kate is the Founding Director of the Planetary Accounting Network, a charitable trust that helps people, businesses and governments operate within the planet’s limits. She is also the Business Director for Sustainability at Beca, leading their efforts to positively impact community, economic and environmental outcomes across a range of locations. Her world-changing pursuits are receiving national and international recognition, poised to shape the future of earth-saving efforts.