Kate Evans is Head of Communications & Policy for the Welsh Sport Association, the umbrella body for sport and recreation in Wales.

Kate Evans/Sport & Recreation

She has worked in corporate communications for over 15 years, specialising in public affairs. Kate has been a consultant for a number of Wales' leading communications agencies, working with high profile clients across all sectors. Most recently she held a Government Relations role for Sport Wales, where she led on sector advocacy.

A founding member of the Public Affairs Cymru Executive, she is also a member of the Wales Advisory Committee for Fields in Trust. Kate is a passionate sports fan who sadly accepts that she is a much better watcher than player of cricket, and is also a coach and safeguarding officer for a local junior rugby club.