Katherine Ramo

Katherine is a multi award-winning global Technology & Media lawyer, who advises on a wide range of transactional corporate M&A, commercial and regulatory matters.

She is the Founder & Chair of CMS ENABLE (disabilities & wellbeing) Network, a member of the UN Stakeholders Group for Persons with Disabilities and Co-chair InterLaw Diversity Forum disAbility ENABLE Network. She is a Trustee of the Society of Computers & Law and a core member of CMS equlP, helping technology start-ups scale as well as CMS LeadHERS core committee, supporting women tech entrepreneurs. She is also a member of CMS Women in Business, BAME and a straight ally to LGBT+, media and sustainability Networks. Katherine leads impactful substantive global conversations, mentoring relationships, advocacy, media, writing and speaking engagements to champion equality for women and disabled talent. Katherine is always called upon internally, and externally by clients, diversity organizations, the United Nations, and regulatory bodies, to provide advice regarding disability, often with a specific gender lens.

She introduced monthly mindfulness sessions at CMS to build resilience and mental wellbeing, and participated in CMS’ film of the Lord Mayor’s appeal, ‘This is Me’, aimed at destigmatizing mental health. She was filmed for the First 100 Years Project, celebrating 100 years of Women in Law https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnngZBJcIfk, and for a short film for the Solicitors Regulation Authority on ‘Why a disability inclusive workplace makes a difference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmTdAfaNNZk