Katharine Joy Newby Grant leads P&G’s Northern Europe Brand function. She also holds the dual role as Commercial Director for P&G’s Beauty business in Northern Europe reflecting an extensive career in the category. Under Katharine’s leadership, Brand in Northern Europe is focused on delivering inclusive brand building and nurturing people to be brilliant leaders.
Throughout her career at P&G, Katharine has led multiple capability and community programmes at both a European and local level to step-change P&G’s marketing organization. She is deeply passionate about diversity and inclusion, reflected in the work she delivered in Northern Europe during her time as Head of Media in making P&G’s advertising more accessible for those with sight loss through the introduction of audio description. She has worked across several geographies during her time with the business and has played an active role in the industry through her work with ISBA and the Advertising Association.
Outside of P&G, Katharine is married with two children. She is passionate about the outdoors and is an avid surfer, skier and sailor. She has back packed around the world, sailed from England to Alaska, climbed Mont Blanc and was part of the winning team for the World’s Coldest Adventure Race.