Katharine Hibbert


Katharine Hibbert is the Founder and Executive Chairperson of Dot Dot Dot, a social enterprise which lets people who do brilliant voluntary work live cheaply in buildings that would otherwise be empty. Since launching in 2011, Dot Dot Dot has grown to house hundreds of people across the country, employing a team of 30 at its office in the Olympic Park, and supporting its residents to give tens of thousands of hours to good causes.

The ideas behind Dot Dot Dot came from work Katharine previously did as a journalist and an author. While working at the Sunday Times she became interested in waste and empty homes, the subject of her first book, FREE: Adventures on the Margins of a Wasteful Society. She is currently studying an Executive MBA at the University of Cambridge.