Katharine Teague is currently Head of Global Advocacy at AB Sugar.
Katharine oversees AB Sugar’s global advocacy and sustainability strategy. She is responsible for AB Sugar’s global outreach on energy, trade, sugar & health and regulatory affairs. In 2018, Katharine launched AB Sugar’s new sustainability approach, Global Mind, Local Champions with ambitious 2030 Commitments that reflect what customers and communities care about in the end to end sugar supply chain.
Katharine has worked in both the private sector and non-governmental sector. She started her career at Dennis Publishing working in sales and strategy for the IT Group, later joining Reed Elsevier and ExCeL London in the travel industry, finally ahead of joining AB Sugar she worked for Christian Aid. In this role she lead the policy and advocacy strategy on themes such as climate change, tax, ethical sourcing, human rights and the role the private sector plays in development globally.