Kate is as a consultant nephrologist and obstetric physician at Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust. She is medical lead for the planned East London and Essex maternal medicine network, managing all aspects of medical disease in pregnancy. She the lead investigator for a multicentre prospective cohort study examining the implications of CKD for women’s health and pregnancy. She has published articles on pre-pregnancy counselling, gestational acute kidney injury, superimposed pre-eclampsia in women with chronic kidney disease, transplantation in pregnancy, glomerular disease in women, thyroid disease in pregnancy and management of inflammatory bowel disease in pregnancy. She is part of the UK expert consensus group on renal disease in pregnancy and lead author of the first national guideline for the management of pregnancy in women with kidney disease. She has authored chapters on obstetric nephrology for recent editions of the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology. She is also an author of the popular Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine.