Katherine Short

Katherine understands how critical it is that those reliant on natural resources for their livelihoods can, and are supported to adopt more sustainable practices and she approaches this with passion, honesty and creativity. She is a thought leader in marine fisheries sustainability.


A nature lover, Katherine worked with WWF (17 yrs) globally to grow healthy and well-managed fisheries. Returning home in 2011 she completed a Masters in Conservation Science at Imperial College London on natural capital and ecosystem services.


Katherine is a Leadership NZ Alumnus, Conscious Consumers Technical Adviser, co-founded Gecko NZ Trust (neighbourhood ecology), a Fish4all investor and shareholder, - No 1. recreational fishing app - Fisho’s Best Mate, and a trained Regenesis Practitioner

Katherine's latest presentation - here!