As a climate scientist, Katherine conducts climate change assessments to inform communities and governments on potential risks and vulnerabilities in the built environment and the overall community. She also helps determine adaptation and mitigation strategies for the identified climate risks and vulnerabilities .
Katherine’s work includes contributing to various climate risk and vulnerability assessments, including projects with government agencies, hydro clients, housing authorities, airports and communities. Katherine has also contributed to the First Nations Infrastructure Resilience Toolkit: a guidance tool to help First Nations communities identify and manage critical infrastructure at risk due to climate change. Additionally, Katherine contributed to the Canadian Standards Association’s (CSA) Rainfall Intensity-Duration-Frequency Guide (CSA PLUS 4013:19) to include climate change considerations.
Katherine considers herself a Beethoven nerd and enjoys going to the symphony. She also loves cheering on her favorite hockey team, the Boston Bruins.