Kaat Peeters is an impact maker with a track record in associations as well as governmental institutes. Kaat established a European network and was responsible, as manager, to develop two newly founded associations in the cultural field into solid organizations. Meanwhile, Kaat ran a shop in Persian and Arabic interior objects and a Bed&Breakfast. In 2013, Kaat established the ‘Sociale Innovatiefabriek’, a Belgian based accelerator that stimulates and facilitates social innovation and social entrepreneurship counting an amazing community of more than 500 innovators.
Nowadays, Kaat is lecturer social innovation at the University College ‘Erasmushogeschool’ and with her consulting organisation ‘Impact Projects’, Kaat supports impact organisations with their growth strategies. As hands-on Board of Directors member of cultural associations and social enterprises, making impact is always of paramount importance in her work.
Impact has become the baseline of both her personal and professional life.