Kate heads up the international client learning team at FM Global, a leading industrial and commercial property insurer, which employs over 1800 engineers. The multi-lingual team are based in eight countries, in Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region. They design and deliver technical training for FM Global’s clients outside North America. The training is in property loss prevention, including fire and explosion prevention, construction materials, design of automatic fire sprinkler systems and protection against flood and other natural hazards.
Before moving to client learning, Kate was responsible for coordinating training for FM Global’s loss prevention engineers in the London operation, which includes Northern Europe, the Middle East and much of Africa. This followed from being a field engineer herself, visiting facilities in the USA, UK, Ireland and the Nordic region.
She has been with FM Global for over 20 years and prior to that worked as a manufacturing engineer at a company manufacturing equipment for the North Sea oil industry. Kate graduated from the University of Aston with an honours bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering. She has delivered training in 26 countries, including professionally and for charities, and is an associate member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.