Catherine is a non-executive board member of the Cabinet Office, and sits on the boards of private equity-backed companies. She is also a trustee of Cancer Research UK. Catherine was formerly Group Strategy Director at Lloyds Banking Group. Previous to this she was at the Bank of England as Executive Director Human Resources and a member of the Executive committee. From 2004 to 2010 she was at Apax Partners as Group HR Director and then Group Chief Operating Officer. Her earlier career was spent in banking and at McKinsey as a management consultant. Catherine is a dual citizen of New Zealand and UK and she has a LLB (Hons) and a Bachelor of Commerce from Victoria University of Wellington. Catherine became a Trustee in July 2015 and is Chair of the Finance & Support, Investments and Commercial committees.
Catherine doesn't have pets. Her greatest concern is that animals without permanent homes have access to care and the chance of a good home.