Experience

Graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2000 with an MPhil research degree, Kathy has since worked in the PR and Marketing Departments of a range of education and public sector organisations.

Kathy was employed by the Federation of British Artists, Mall Galleries, and King’s College London before relocating to Leeds where she married and had two children. Before making the transition to freelancing, she worked at Park Lane College and at Leeds City College.

Following a large-scale merger of three local colleges in 2009, Kathy was part of the marketing team that led on the award-winning public-relations campaign to establish the third largest further education institution in the UK.

Over the last 20+ years, Kathy has led communications teams and had responsibility for corporate communications, working alongside Human Resources, Senior Management, and Support Services departments.

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PR Week ‘Decade of Achievement’ Internal Communications Awards