Kate Flocken


Kate leads the policy work for CFSI. Her path toward consumer financial health started when she was in high school and spent time volunteering with a microlending program in leprosy colonies in India. She saw firsthand how financial empowerment could dramatically improve the quality of life of victims of leprosy and their families.

Prior to joining CFSI, Kate spent nearly five years working on Capitol Hill and on various political campaigns. Her experience covered issues including energy, environment, agriculture, international relations, homeland security, budget, tax, financial services, consumer protection and government affairs.

Kate received an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics where she wrote her dissertation on the European Union’s regulatory reaction to the emergence of digital currency technology and its impact on consumer protection.

Kate also received a BSc from the London School of Economics in Economic History where she focused on long-term economic growth and globalization.

Recent research from Kate Flocken