MENTOR // Kate James’s Bio
Kate joined Pearson in January 2014. A member of the Pearson Executive, as Chief Corporate Affairs and Global Marketing Officer she oversees communications, marketing and the Pearson Brand, government and regulatory relations, investor relations and the company’s social impact work.
Prior to joining Pearson, Kate was Chief Communications Officer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to Gates, she held senior leadership roles in the financial services industry including heading communications globally at Citibank and leading advocacy and sustainability at Standard Charter Bank. She is Director of the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund, serves on the boards of Vital Voices Global Partnership and America’s Promise Alliance, and is Chief Spokesperson for Project Literacy.