Katie Kedward is an economist and Policy Fellow in Sustainable Finance at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London. Her research interests focus on money, banking, and the intersection between finance and the environment. Prior to joining UCL, she worked in capital markets at the Royal Bank of Canada and as a banking specialist at ShareAction, the responsible investment NGO. Katie holds an MSc degree in ecological economics from the University of Leeds and a First Class BA (Hons) from the University of Cambridge. She enjoys speaking about finance and economics at grassroots events, and has contributed to publications such as Open Democracy.