Katharine Palmer

Global Sustainability Manager, Lloyd’s Register

Katharine Palmer qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science from the University of Leeds, UK and a MSc in Environmental Biogeochemistry from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Katharine has 20 years experience in marine environment and the shipping industry and currently is the global head of sustainability for Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore business, providing advice and insight to a wide range of maritime stakeholders including regulators, ship owners and operators and trade associations on sustainability and environmental leading practice and future strategies.

Katharine is an established shipping industry influencer and thought leader in climate change, environment and sustainability and has held a number of positions on external industry bodies, currently Katharine is an Elected Trustee for the Sustainable Shipping Initiative and co-chairs the IMarEST technical leadership Board.