Catherine joined Fastn in June 2018 as Chief Executive.

Having developed, advised and led programmes and campaigns tackling poverty and inequality at international and European levels for fifteen years, Catherine was inspired to make a difference (very much) closer to home following the birth of her daughters.

Catherine is a Non-Executive Director of Smallwood Charitable Trust and completed her MBA research on how employers support the sustainability of families.

Catherine grew up in a single-parent family with an amazing mother and grandmother. She is passionate about the importance of healthy, dependable and nurturing families, whatever their shape and form.