Author, Coach, Consultant
Change Management & Sustainable Leadership Expert
Katherine Ann Byam
CEO/CFO At Dieple
Katherine Ann Byam is an author, sustainability activist, coach and consultant for business resilience and sustainable change, partnering with leaders committed to a shared future for the planet. She’s also Managing Director and CFO at Dieple Consulting.
A professional with 20+years change leadership experience in the FTSE Top 10, she pivoted to freelance consulting in 2019 to support sustainable development within SMEs.
Katherine holds an MBA with distinction, specialising in Innovation Management as well as certificates in ESG, digital strategy, and sustainability management from established universities. She’s also a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants.
She’s the host of the internationally acclaimed Where Ideas Launch – Sustainable Innovation Podcast, ranked among the top 5% globally, achieving the top spot in 5 countries, and the top 10 in 19 separate charts.
As a sought-after sustainable development coach, leadership advisor and keynote speaker, she facilitates workshops and learning sessions for communities within global brands such as Amazon, Women Tech Global, ACCA, Stryker, Speak Up, Mind Channel and more.
She loves spending her spare time in nature, walking the western and southern coasts of the UK, France, and Tobago, or on the Northern and eastern coasts of Trinidad.
BACKGROUND & EDUCATION
- Certifications: Sustainability Management & ESG
- Certifications: Digital Disruption
- MBA: Innovation Management
- Other: FCCA – Chartered Accountant
- Nationality: British, Trinidadian
- 2019 – 2022 : Author, Sustainability Activist, Consultant and Coach
- 2012 – 2019 : Supply Chain Change and Project Management (Various Roles)
- 2007 – 2012 : Senior Internal Audit Manager (FTSE top 10)
- 1999 – 2007 : Finance Analyst/ Finance Manager (Caribbean)