Following practice, including with KPMG and PwC, Catherine held senior finance posts in PLC and SME companies and non-executive posts, including as governor of a university and chair of the audit committee of a national charity.
Catherine currently holds non-executive posts as Vice Chair and Senior Independent Director of the Regional Ambulance Service, Commissioner at the Port of Blyth and with a tech start up company.
She is a director of a not-for-profit company delivering projects to improve the learning environment in schools, works with a small number of clients and is a member of the ICAEW Northern Regional Strategy Board.
|Title||People, purpose and the pandemic: how will boards evolve after COVID-19?|
Boards have faced unprecedented challenges since the COVID-19 outbreak took hold in the UK. The decisions they have taken will shape their strategy, composition and governance into the future – even their very decision making itself.
As businesses emerge from lockdown and move into the recovery, boards have an opportunity to change how they function for the better. Informed by the social, political and wider business response to the crisis, they will be actively considering the three Ps:
Catherine joins Professor Alex Edmans (Professor of Finance at London Business School), Beatriz Pessôa de Araújo, (Partner, Baker McKenzie) and Julia Root-Gutteridge (Manager, Board Effectiveness at ICAEW) to discuss this hot topic.
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