Kate Kinninmont is CEO of Women in Film and Television (UK), the leading organisation for women in creative media. Prior to taking on the full-time role of Chief Executive, Kate was an award-winning TV producer and director for almost 30 years and filmed all over the world from San Francisco to Singapore. She is a member of BAFTA, NUJ, Directors UK, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Women of the Year Alumna, special advisor to the European Women's Audiovisual Network and visiting Professor of Gender in Media at the University of Hertfordshire. In 2014, Kate was awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours List, and in 2017 was awarded a Doctorateof Arts (honoris causa) by The University of Bournemouth. .