Kate Barker

Director, Business Development

As Director of Business Development, Kate leads R/GA London’s new business & growth strategy while acting as a collaborative senior partner to new clients, ensuring they get the best from working with R/GA. In this role, she also connects and matches unique client needs to R/GA’s multidisciplinary innovation, design, consultancy, communications, and technology teams to help design businesses and brands for a more human future.
Part of the BD100 and Major Players Business Developer of the Year finalist, Kate is a uniquely skilled and driven marketer with over a decade of industry experience. After being awarded a place in the Publicis Summer School and graduating from Law at Bristol University, Kate went on to work for McCann Erickson and Wieden + Kennedy in account management before moving into cabaret. Producing and performing comedy cabaret across the world, Kate joined the Olivier Award Winning La Clique Circus in 2010. After retiring from full-time performance in 2013, Kate joined AIS (Havas Media Group) to manage new business and marketing before leading growth at 18 Feet & Rising and Start Design.