Kat Heinrich is a Senior Consultant at Rawtec – a waste and resource management consultancy. In 2018, she was awarded the Green Industries SA Women in Waste Leadership Award. Kat has undertaken key projects to inform the development of Australian waste and resource management policy and strategy in the areas of food waste, disaster waste management, infrastructure planning and design of better-practice waste systems.
Kat has chaired waste industry young professionals networks both globally (International Solid Waste Association) and locally (Waste Management Association of Australia SA Branch). She is particularly passionate about reducing food waste. Kat regularly reviews and blogs about international best-practice food waste initiatives. She recently undertook a project to identify ways to help South Australia make significant progress on this issue.