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Kate Reid

Global Communications & Brand Director, Informa Tech

Kate Reid

Kate is Global Director of Communications and Brand at Informa Tech, leading the communications strategy for this newly formed division of Informa plc.

She is passionate about building brands that harness purpose and wider societal impact to build long-term relationships with colleagues, customers, investors and influencers.

Kate was previously Global Head of Communications at Thomson Reuters and subsequently part of the senior team that launched Refinitiv, the $20bn spin off from Thomson Reuters that was acquired by London Stock Exchange Group in 2019.

At Thomson Reuters since 2011, Kate led communications for its Trading and Enterprise divisions and was responsible for rebuilding the reputation of its flagship financial markets desktop, Eikon.

Prior to this, she has extensive experience of launching new brands and building awareness, working both in-house and at agencies with big brand companies such as Microsoft, Intel, Dell, Reuters, Tullett Prebon, Merrill Lynch, Interactive Data and Logica CMG, as well as smaller fintech companies such as GoldenSource, Fundtech, Numerix, Trayport and Information Mosaic.