Born and raised in Austria, Katharina is currently living and working in Hong Kong. She is often described as a thought leader in the space of design for sustainability, food and agricultural innovation.She has worked as a design advisor and consultant in agencies and for her own clients in London, Hong Kong, Vienna, across the USA and Africa.
Katharina has founded Livin Studio and Livin Farms, companies leading in the field of edible insects and novel food innovations. She has brought her own and her clients´products successfully from idea to market. Katharina has given multiple lectures at universities and public events and is frequently booked as a lecturer, professional keynote speaker or for TV interviews worldwide. Katharina is Alumna of the US Fulbright Program and studied Industrial Design (Masters Degree) and Design for Social Impact in Europe and the US.