Appointed in July 2008.
In addition to her role as Company Secretary, Cathy is General Counsel to the Marshalls Group and has responsibility for compliance and risk management. She also sits on the Marshalls' pension scheme trustee board. She has previous experience as Company Secretary and Group Counsel with Silentnight Group, Thistle Hotels plc and Jacuzzi (UK). Qualified in the City with Clifford Chance before becoming a partner in a national law firm, specialising in banking and corporate law. Graduate of the University of Oxford.
Charity Trustee and Board member of Ilkley Literature Festival, the Open College of the Arts (part of the University for the Creative Arts) and the Bedales Grants Trust Fund.