Katie Walker


“I cherish the opportunity to support Upswing’s development and amplify their essential work in this exciting new chapter.”

Katie Walker has worked in the arts since 2008 and studied Theatre and Visual Art at the University of Brighton. Her career spans the commercial and subsidised sectors, and she is currently Head of Marketing and Sales at Theatre Royal Stratford East. She is a member of the Edinburgh Fringe Society and the Arts Marketing Association. In her free time, she is a mentor with University of the Arts London, and takes aerial classes with Gorilla Circus and Gymbox. Katie has lived near the Upswing offices since 2016 and will be an aerial artist in her next life!

Katie joined the Upswing board as a trustee in 2020.