Kate has over 15 years experience of working to address issues of poverty and social justice in the UK. Since November 2014 she has been working as a self employed consultant advising on strategy development, service redesign and organisational development issues.
Prior to this Kate spent eight years working with Oxfam in various senior leadership roles; Director of the UK Poverty Programme, Strategy Development Director and Head of Innovation and Learning.
Prior to joining Oxfam, Kate spent over ten years working in social housing and social care, with roles including managing homelessness and domestic violence services and commissioning services for vulnerable people in Oxfordshire.
She remains involved in Housing as Chair of Cottsway Housing Association. Kate gained her degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford, holds a postgraduate qualification in Housing Management from Oxford Brookes University and is a corporate member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.