Catherine holds a number of board positions, including for the UK’s Met Office, National Physical Laboratory and Copyright Licensing Agency. She also recently joined the Finance and Audit Committee of the Royal Academy of Dance.
With a career that has spanned a variety of sectors, from research, science and technology, to higher education, professional services and national institutions, Catherine’s most recent full-time role was with the Royal Household as Private Secretary to The Duchess of Cambridge. Prior to this, she spent four years as Chief Operating Officer and Associate Dean at Oxford University's Saïd Business School. Catherine was also Chief Executive of The Middle Temple; led the grant-giving operations of The Wellcome Trust; and directed Oxford University’s institution-wide research services.