Kathleen Gnocato is Manager of the Utility Transformation Program for the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS.

Kathleen’s professional background includes an advisory role at Canada’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York and collaborative projects for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies and the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing. Throughout these experiences she remains focused on how Canada might enhance its leadership role at the international level. With a passion for innovation and entrepreneurship, Kathleen is also the program manager of the Global Ideas Institute based out of the Munk School of Global Affairs.

Kathleen holds a Master’s of Global Affairs from the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and a BAH from Queen’s University.