Katherine Balpataky

Katherine Balpataky

Director of Corporate Partnerships and Business Development ,
ALUS Canada

Katherine works with business leaders to cultivate high-impact partnerships that deliver brand value while achieving cleaner water, cleaner air, new wildlife habitats and climate resiliency with ALUS Canada. ALUS Canada is a national charitable organization that supports farmers and ranchers to use their land in an alternative way to produce ecosystem services that benefit all Canadians. 

Prior to joining ALUS, she led a national multimedia trade publication, Water Canada, and held leadership roles at Canadian Water Network, Grand River Conservation Authority and the former National Roundtable on the Environment and Economy. She holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from York University, a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University, and a certificate in Water Management and Wetland Restoration from the University of Guelph.

Katherine has been a participant and champion of the Canadian Water Summit program since 2016.