Kathy joined WISE in July 2019 and is responsible for financial management and reporting within the organisation. She is an FMAAT qualified accountant. Prior to joining WISE, she was Head of Finance for nearly 12 years at Harrogate Neighbours Housing Association, a not for profit organisation with charitable status providing affordable quality care for elderly people in the Harrogate district.
Kathy is also Treasurer on the Board of Trustees of Ataxia UK. This is a national charity raising funds for medical research into Ataxia, alongside increasing awareness of the condition and supporting those with Ataxia.
In her spare time, Kathy is an active member (and Secretary) of her local WI, plays the organ and sings at her local church, and plays the piano for a small group of singers.