Environment & Energy Research Fellow, 2013-15
Katherine is now Senior Policy & Programme Officer – Environment at the Greater London Authority.Katherine joined Policy Exchange in January 2013 as a Research Fellow for the Environment & Energy Unit. Before joining Policy Exchange, Katherine conducted a PhD investigating the role played by ecology in the English planning system, and how this could be improved. Prior to this, she worked as an ecological consultant for both a global multidisciplinary consultancy and a specialist ecological consultancy. Katherine has a BA in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford and has gained her PhD at Oxford Brookes University.
Related Posts & Publications
by Katherine Drayson | Aug 20, 2014Read Publication Local authorities should consider rewarding people who volunteer their time to clean up and maintain their local parks, allotments and cemeteries with council tax rebates. Our report highlights the importance of parks and other urban green spaces to...
by Katherine Drayson | Nov 19, 2013Read Publication Park Land, warns that the budgetary pressures could have a major impact on the quantity and quality of our urban green spaces. Financial constraints have led to local authorities in towns and cities across England reducing the amount of money they...
by Katherine Drayson | Jul 30, 2015Think of London. Chances are, most people immediately think about historic architecture like Big Ben, landmark skyscrapers like the Gherkin, or popular retail areas like Oxford Circus. Very few think about the almost 50% of the city that is green, from Hyde Park to...
by Katherine Drayson | Feb 6, 2015According to the Local Government Association (LGA), local government provides 80 per cent of our local public services. These include environmental services such as waste management and the maintenance of parks and other green spaces. Yet its ability to provide these...
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