Katy Oglethorpe

Director of Communications

Katy joined as New Local’s Director of Communications in September 2019.

Before this, she spent three years managing communications and alumni relations at Prisoners’ Education Trust. Katy trained as a journalist, and reported on international competition law for a period before joining the non-profit sector.

Their local: Katy grew up in Streatham, which is also famous for being the birthplace of Naomi Campbell, having an Olympic-sized ice rink and hosting a high street that was once voted the worst road in Europe by Radio 4 listeners.