Catherine joined the UK Atomic Energy Authority in 2012 as Head of Finance, Contracts and Integrated Planning and was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Director of Corporate Affairs in January 2014. She is a Director of Harwell Science and Innovation Campus Ltd Partnership (Public Sector Shareholding)
Catherine qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen and has worked in the pharmaceutical sector for SmithKline Beecham, Amersham plc and GE Healthcare, where she supported a number of different areas including a commercial clinical trials business, a large R&D portfolio and a Joint Venture looking to exploit research capabilities commercially with large pharmaceutical companies. Prior to joining the UKAEA she completed several finance restructuring and process improvement projects for the Ministry of Justice and Department of Transport.
Her interests include sailing, cycling and travel.