UK AND AUSTRALIA
KATE FAIRLIE HAS A BS IN ENGINEERING (surveying and spatial information systems) and ten years of experience spanning the surveying, mapping, and land administration/land governance fields. She currently works with Land Equity International, an international development consultancy specializing in land administration and policy. Her recent projects include piloting low-cost land titling in urban Tanzania, developing a roadmap for national urban cadastral reform in Ethiopia, and reviewing the process of mutual recognition of surveying professional services in ASEAN countries. Prior, Kate was a consultant to UN-Habitat, researching youth access to land and decision-making spaces.
Kate is a past chair of the FIG Young Surveyors Network and current FIG Commission 1 Working Group chair. She is an ambassador with Business Events Sydney, and, alongside her day job, is undertaking a part-time MSc in sustainable urban development at the University of Oxford.