Catherine joined us as Chair from 1 April 2019. Prior to this Catherine was a Non-Executive Director of University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust between March 2018 - March 2019.
Catherine has experience of working in the transport, consumer goods and healthcare sectors. She held senior roles within marketing for blue chip companies, was the Group Chief Executive of Translink, a public transport organisation in Northern Ireland and was Managing Director of NATS (National Air Traffic Services) Services division, the leading provider of air traffic control services. Catherine moved into healthcare in 2016 when she was appointed as Chief Executive for Allied Healthcare, the UK’s largest provider of care at home, and then joined Spire Healthcare as Chief Operating Officer.
Catherine is also the Chair of Community Health Partnerships and is an independent member of the Network Rail System Operator.
Living locally, Catherine is committed to improving the healthcare of local communities and believes there are many opportunities for community and mental health services to drive system transformation.