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Kat Hayes, Associate, Head of Marketing & Communications

Kat Hayes

Kat Hayes is an Associate and Head of Marketing & Communications, and works to strategically build and nurture the profile of the firm. She has over 18 years’ experience in architectural publishing, PR and strategic marketing and communications, and has worked on the editorial desks of two leading architecture and design publications, both print and online.


Kat is a highly proficient writer with the ability to translate even the most technical subjects into engaging and accessible material for a range of audiences.  She combines an aptitude
for strategic communications with a strong sense of narrative, creating compelling media narratives and disseminating ideas and thought collateral through press and media channels.


Kat works across all of AFK’s research and thought pieces, and is the editorial lead on all case studies and published content. Kat is AFK’s in-house technical writer for bids and competition submissions, managing the website and all external communications for the firm.