Katherine A. Foster

Chief Strategy Officer, Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC)

United States

For nearly 30 years, Katherine Foster has been spearheading initiatives that bridge sustainable development with innovative partnerships, programs, financial and technical solutions. A former diplomat on human security and climate went on to serve as business development lead for the EU’s flagship innovation program Climate-KIC, before becoming CSO of Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration. She most recently served as an advisor to the World Bank, building out the blockchain and carbon markets framework and pilots and is active in numerous social impact programs such as the UNDP Accelerator 2030, the Climate Chain Coalition and the Blockchain for Social Impact Incubator. Katherine is Swiss-Canadian currently living in Washington DC.


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