Cathy has been a member of the leadership team at the Institute of Cancer Research, London for fourteen years, initially as HR Director and more recently as Chief Operating Officer, where a key part of the role was liaison with cancer research funding bodies. She left the ICR in early 2016 to relocate to the North West and now lives in Lancashire. For the past four years, Cathy was the ICR’s nominated Governor on the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust’s Governing Body.
Cathy has an MSc in HR Management and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Prior to joining the ICR, she spent over 20 years in healthcare management in NHS in south west London. Cathy is also a trustee of the National Cancer Research Institute and the Battle Against Cancer Investment Trust Foundation, a grant giving charity.