Katharine is the Regional Leader of the PwC West and Wales practice and the Bristol Office Senior Partner. She has brought her professional expertise from PwC to Business in the Community’s South West Advisory Board for a number of years. In addition, she has used her knowledge as Chair of PwC’s Women’s Network in the West and Wales, to advise Business in the Community on diversity issues; and is Board Adviser to the Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative Board.
Katharine is also a Trustee of the Avon Wildlife Trust and chairs their Audit and Finance Committee. As an elected member of PwC’s Supervisory Board, she has provided the Executive Board with guidance on matters of concern to the partners, as well as being the chair of the firm’s Partner Affairs Committee. Katharine has supported a number of national initiatives in the area of Community Affairs and the Women’s Network. She has also helped to extend the reach of the Women on Board’s network in the West Region.
As an Ambassador: Katharine’s two focuses as Ambassador will be education and employability, and she will champion these two issues with the business community.