Catherine has worked for Keep Scotland Beautiful since 2011, initially in a change management role. She is currently a member of the Executive Team, holding a post of Corporate Services Director and a remit that looks after the charity’s of corporate functions including strategy and policy, corporate planning, communications and marketing, organisational development, ICT, business administration and personnel.
Catherine’s early career was in business management within the legal profession, after which she entered the third sector where she quickly progressed to senior management in roles that focused on business and financial management, change projects and general operations. She has worked for environmental charities for over ten years. Catherine is a general all-rounder and her experience and expertise includes general operations, charity and company governance, strategic and operational planning, change management, financial management, organisational development and systems implementation.
Catherine is a graduate with a first-class honours degree in Business Studies. She has a PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification in project management, has successfully completed the Institute of Directors’ Company Direction Programme and is currently undertaking the Chartered Management Institute’s Executive Diploma in Management.
Catherine has always had an interest in the environment and in her own time has undertaken studies in environmental science and sustainable development. Catherine loves the outdoors and enjoys walking, cycling, playing golf and relaxing in her garden.