Kate PikeAssociate Professor Emeritus| Director Field -Research at Solent University
Dr Kate Pike is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Solent University, Southampton and Director of Field-Research, a company specialising in maritime research. Kate has an extensive range of interdisciplinary research experience, with expertise and project leadership in the marine and maritime fields, including shipping, sustainability, coastal and marine protected areas. Kate’s maritime research focuses on the human side of shipping, particularly seafarer’s welfare, gender issues, management and leadership, crewing strategies, sustainability and safety culture. Kate has recently led the Gender Empowerment and Multi-cultural Crew (GEM) Project, the Mentoring Seafarers Project and the Effective Crew Project.