Katherine Foster is the Director of FinTech4Good Headquartered in Washington D.C. and Co-Founder and Executive Director of Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC) which is Headquartered in Copenhagen. She has 25 years of experience in key international programs, policy initiatives, innovation projects and start-ups related to Climate Change and Sustainable Development. For the past twelve years she was based in Switzerland where she served as Development and Innovation Lead at Climate-KIC, Europe’s largest and official climate innovation and entrepreneurship initiative. A former diplomat, she also served as the Canadian Representative on Climate Change to the USA and multilateral community, on the Human Security Network and on the NAFTA Commission for Environmental Cooperation. Katherine has helped develop innovations with key corporate, NGO, government, educational institutions and startups on issues ranging from microfinance and fintech to sustainable food and transport.