Meet Dr Kate Barker

Futurist, International Speaker
& Executive Coach

  • Global Consulting Leader
  • Chief Futurist and Future of Work Expert
  • CEO & Board Advisor, External Advisor to BCG, McKinsey and EY.
  • International Keynote Speaker
  • CXO Executive Coach & Adjunct Faculty at NYU & Duke Corporate Education

Dr Kate Barker is a Global Consulting Leader, Future of Work expert, and a recognised authority in talent management, innovation, and people/technology advancements.

Recently ranked,

  • Global Top 50 Women Leaders,
  • Global Top 10 voices on Future of Work
  • Global Top 100 Executive Coaches.

As an international Strategic Advisor, Dr Kate Barker’s career spans three decades, working to advance Fortune 500 companies and Governments around the world by applying leading strategies from her ‘Future of Work’ insights, leadership & innovation, human-centric organizational cultures and innovative digital workforce transformation.

Dr Kate Barker has earned successful partnerships with Boards, C-Suite executives, international royalty and government leaders and the highest level in furthering some of the most significant industry trends that impact the future of work.

She has garnered respect in a multitude of roles,

  • Consulting Advisor for the $500B Futurist-City, NEOM in Saudi Arabia.
  • Senior Strategic Advisor to His Highness & President (UAE)
  • Global Consulting Partner at PWC (Asia) & Ernst & Young (USA).

Dr Kate Barker is a globally recognised Keynote Speaker on Future of Work, Leadership in the Digital Era, she facilitates the Women in Leadership Masterclass, and publishes on topics like Technology disruption, Innovative Talent Management Strategies, Inclusive Organisational Cultures and Workforce Transformations at HR Summits & Executive Roundtable globally.

Dr Kate Barker has led real-world results with clients such as Microsoft, Amazon, Deloitte, and Google and is a senior advisor to BCG, EY & McKinsey & Company. As a proud champion for diversity and inclusion, Dr Kate Barker is Board Director for a non-profit organisation devoted to shifting organisation practices to fully realise the potential of all women and men.

A seven-time marathoner, Dr Kate Barker loves to cook, dance and sing… despite her complete lack of talent at all three.

Book Dr Kate Barker for your Workplace

If you are seeking an expert on Future of Work, digital transformation, forming leaders for the future, gender & equality, then Dr Kate Barker is the person. Dr Kate Barker comes with 3 decades of extensive global experience with leading organisations and 3 degrees that qualify her with the wealth of knowledge and vitally practical advice for your endeavour.

Dr Kate Barker has a proven track record of changing workplaces globally and relaying her expertise in a relatable fashion. If you are trying to design digital strategies or inspire your leaders to build a culture fit for the new digital era, Dr Kate Barker will not only hand you the tools but also thoroughly inspire you to build the perfect strategy.

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