Kate joined the team as Local Growth Programme Manager: Capital and Infrastructure in September 2018.
Kate is seconded from Winchester City Council and led their Economy and Arts team supporting businesses directly as well as providing a voice for businesses within the Council structure. This included managing European funding streams, developing the Council’s economic strategy, and pioneering new approaches for the Council to engage with its business community.
Prior to this Kate had spent time in other economic development and regeneration roles in local government.
Kate has a degree in Geography and Rural Planning from the University of Gloucestershire and is a Member of the Institute of Economic Development. She has lived in Hampshire for much of her life and enjoys spending leisure time in the Solent region with her young family.