Independent Non-Executive Director
Cathy was appointed Non-Executive Director of the company and Chairman of the company’s remuneration committee on 31 July 2013. Cathy is also a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the remuneration committee for Aldermore PLC and Old Mutual Wealth. She is a Partner at the senior advisory firm Manchester Square Partners LLP. She is an honorary fellow of UNICEF UK and a member of the board of the Gurkha Welfare Trust. She is a former council member of the Royal College of Art.
She has extensive industry experience working with Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young and Towers Watson in her early career. She subsequently joined Barclays PLC, where she was a member of the group executive committee with responsibility for human resources, corporate affairs, strategy and brand and marketing.
During her time with Barclays she was also Director of investor relations for four years and had extensive experience in remuneration in her many roles. She was Chief Administrative Officer of Lloyds Banking Group PLC. Cathy is a graduate of the University of Lancaster.