2017 Municipal Finance Forum

Katherine Fleming Bio


Kate Fleming is the Program Director for the Municipal Asset Management Program with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. She has been working in the non-profit sector for over 20 years starting with managing waste services at The Ottawa Hospital. It was her interest in finding alternatives to incineration for medical waste that lead her to Sustainable Development Technology Canada; the largest funder of pre-commercial environmental technologies in Canada. Kate has worked with more than 100 start-ups in their efforts to demonstrate new, clean technology for the benefit of all Canadians. Today at FCM, Kate is supporting the municipal sector in their drive to incorporate better asset management practices. An Ottawa-native, Kate has a degree in Environmental Science from Carleton University.