Kate Hardcastle MBE

Global go-to consumer specialist Kate Hardcastle is a multi-award-winning business consultant and commentator and the founder of the international consultancy Insight with Passion.

A highly respected media business presenter and reporter, Kate has created and featured in documentaries and prime-time TV and radio shows for BBC, CNN and Sky is also a regular contributor to Forbes.com.  She is also the founder of Rock ‘n’ Roll Business, a business education platform showcasing the learnings from the music industry and global music megastars.

Insight with Passion was established by Kate in 2009 and works with clients across the Middle East, America, Europe and Australia in sectors such as retail, technology, logistics and FMCG.

Kate has championed good causes for over 25 years and in 2009 she founded Access for All, a campaign which sees Kate and her team donate 20% of time to supporting charities and small businesses free of charge. To date, the programme has supported over 1,200 organisations.

In 2018, Kate was awarded an MBE by Her Majesty the Queen, for services to business and entrepreneurship.