“I had an urge to learn and to do more good through my career... On Purpose gave me the opportunity to dedicate time to this urge, and learn about how purpose-led businesses can be an exciting force for change.”

Katie Hobson

Katie has a background in advertising; delivering marketing strategy and creative advertising campaigns for clients such as British Airways, Nescafé and Honda and has also worked at independent boutiques and smaller startups. She has run pop-up events offering free marketing ideas to startups and charities, and has spent time volunteering in Uganda and mentoring in London. After gaining an MA in Spanish & English Literature from the University of Edinburgh she joined Ogilvy & Mather's account handling graduate scheme. She speaks fluent Spanish and has worked in Spain and Argentina.

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Katie is passionate about making a difference and it's fantastic that she has the intellect and capability to realise that ambition.

Lucas Dalglish, Mentor, Bank of Ireland