Kate is a professional journalist with 20+ years experience who is passionate about fintech, insurtech and decentralised finance. 12 years ago she founded the Future magazine (Ukrainian media covering fintech and digital economy - futuremagazine.io). In 2017 Kate joined the team of London-based edition The Fintech Times (thefintechtimes.com) as Associated Editor and during last 3 years was a regular participant, facilitator and speaker at global fintech events.
In November 2019 Thinkers360 she was listed in TOP50 Global Fintech Thought Leaders and in March 2020 in TOP100 Women B2B Global Fintech Thought Leaders to follow in 2020.
For the last 15 years she was busy dealing with the insurance market, organising insurtech conferences and since 2016 observing insurtech startups and trends.
In October 2019 she joined the Central bank of Ukraine as Senior PM for fintech strategy 2025 development and regulatory sandbox launch. She is passionate about finclusion and education. During her time in the Ukrainian Central bank she participated in launching the first mini-MBA programme on the Ukrainian market "Digital finance 4.0" focusing on open banking. She holds a MSc from London Metropolitan University (MSc in Strategic Marketing | Digital Communications).