Catherine joined Lancing in 2005 with a specific brief to work on alumni relations in the then-new Development Office. In 2010 Catherine took over the role of Foundation Director which covers alumni relations and fundraising and includes all the associations within the Lancing Society.
Prior to Lancing, Catherine was the Founding Director of Food Retail Solutions, a new product consultancy business for 13 years. Her clients included Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Pret A Manger, Harrods and British Airways.
Catherine was educated at Lancing in the Sixth Form, in one of the first intake of six girls in 1976. She has a BA in English and German (Westfield College, London University) and a TEFL (Distinction). Catherine’s brother was also educated at Lancing; her father taught at the College for 18 years and was Chairman of Governors from 1999-2008.