Originally from Upstate New York, Katherine is a graduate of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry with an undergraduate degree in Paper Science & Engineering. Since graduation, she has focused her career on Process Safety Management, starting out at GE Silicones designing and managing the installation of pressure relief systems among other capex and opex projects. Ms. Culbert earned her MBA from the University at Albany and her MS in Law from Northwestern University. She has experience in Sales and Marketing including supplying valves and electrical equipment to the US Navy for nuclear powered vessels and she has taught high school physics. Katherine is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State, a Six Sigma Green Belt, and a certified Project Management Professional. Since moving to Houston, she has worked with various clients managing Process and Pipeline Safety projects along with ensuring regulatory compliance.

Katherine received the 2018 Experience Energy GRIT Entrepreneur Award.

Katherine is a member of the Society of Women Engineers, the Society of Professional Women in Petroleum, the Houston chapter of the Project Management Institute, and the Women’s Energy Network.