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Kate Ross

Global Real Estate & Facilities Sustainability Lead
Redmond, WA
Katie leads Sustainability for Microsoft's Real Estate portfolio. She is responsible for developing and implementing sustainability strategy for their office portfolio. Katie's career has been dedicated to the adoption of high performance, healthy, sustainable buildings. She oversees Microsoft's Zero Waste certification for their Puget Sound campus, sustainability strategy for Microsoft's new campuses including Puget Sound, Israel, Silicon Valley, and works with global sites to implement sustainable best practices. She prides herself on being a 'sustainability translator' - ensuring that Microsoft's employees and the public understand the nuances and importance of a particular initiative.