CEO, Honeybee Capital, Boston, MA
Ms. Collins is dedicated to the belief that pollinating ideas across varied fields leads to optimal investment decision making. Following a long and successful career in traditional equity management, Katherine set out to re-integrate her investment philosophy with the broader world, traveling as a pilgrim and volunteer, earning her MTS degree at Harvard Divinity School, and following lessons from the natural world to focus on investing as a valued and integrated profession, beneficial to our communities and our planet. Prior to founding Honeybee, Ms. Collins served in numerous capacities for Fidelity Management and Research Company: as head of US Equity Research, she led one of the largest buy-side research operations in the world. As Portfolio Manager, she was solely responsible for investment decisions for the multi-billion dollar Fidelity America funds while based in London, and for the entire range of Fidelity Mid-Cap Funds while based in Boston. Every fund that Ms. Collins managed at Fidelity outperformed its relevant benchmark during her tenure. As Analyst, she managed several different industry-specific funds and researched over a dozen different industries. Ms. Collins also spent two years at the Fidelity Foundations, acting as Program Officer for these large philanthropic organizations.