Kate Markey


Before joining the LCF team, Kate worked across social enterprise, social investment and impact consulting. A journalist by trade, she was previously the Editor of The Big Issue in the North for eight years, amongst other publications.


Kate is our Chief Executive, which means she is privileged to work with an amazing team and board to steer the organisation so The London Community Foundation can grow its mission and have the greatest impact possible on the issues that matter most to London.

Ask her about

People and money. Like most CEOs! She also has a passion for improving the criminal justice sector.

We love London

Everything Kate loves about London comes from the diversity of Londoners – culture, food, languages, ideas.

Did you know?

When she's not training or cycling (the latter outside London), Kate can be found walking the Welsh Mountains.