Katie Doherty

Policy Director of International Meat Trade Association

Katie was made a director of the IMTA board in March 2017, responsible for establishing and promoting the policy of the association and acting deputy to the CEO. Katie is currently completing her final project for her Diploma in World Customs Compliance and Regulations with The Institute of Export.

The project considers customs compliance requirements for the meat sector. Katie is currently visiting IMTA member companies to talk through the potential impacts of Brexit to their individual business. Katie is a member of the Joint Customs Consultative Committee, a HMRC-industry forum for discussion of customs issues and a member of the Agribusiness and Food Advisory Group to the All Party Parliamentary Group for International Trade.

Key areas of policy work: veterinary checks, tariffs and the WTO, customs, free trade agreements and tariff rate quotas. IMTA continues to play an active role in its European Trade Association (UECBV). Katie Doherty graduated from The London School of Economics in 2011 with a BA degree in International History and joined The International Meat Trade Association in September 2012.