Kat Heinrich

Director & Principal Consultant

Kat has over a decade of experience working in the circular economy, helping business and governments to implement more sustainable practices. In 2018, she was awarded the Green Industries SA Women in Circular Economy Leadership award.

Kat is passionate about making Australia’s food system more circular and resilient. She has worked with organisations in the horticulture, dairy, bakery and foodservice industries to examine food waste issues, root causes and solutions. Kat initiated Beyond Food Waste to share leading food waste initiatives around the globe. 

Kat has undertaken key work for state and federal governments including disaster waste management, state waste accounting and waste and resource recovery infrastructure planning. 

She brings an international perspective on solid waste management. She is a past chair and lead communications of the Young Professionals Group of International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) and works with the group on a range of global waste initiatives.