Kate has been involved in the non-profit sector for more than 25 years, over 15 of which has been spent in infrastructure organisations. She has been a staff member, volunteer and Management Committee member.
Kate joined Clinks in August 2008 as Director of Communications & Partnerships. In 2014 she became Head of Strategic Development. This role will involve looking at the organisation's overall direction in response to sector need and opportunities.
Before joining Clinks, Kate set up and managed NCVO’s Collaborative Working Unit for four years. The Unit promoted and supported collaboration in the Sector. Over this period the awareness and practice of collaboration increased considerably. She worked for Councils for Voluntary Service (CVS) for five years, as Director of Kensington and Chelsea, and Assistant Director of Lewisham. Before this she was Communications Manager at an environmental mediation organisation.
Kate is trained in facilitation and neighbourhood mediation.