Kathryn joined SCIE in May 2020. Previously she was Chief Operating Officer at Alzheimer's Society and before then Director of Services at Scope.

Kathryn has worked in social care since 1989, starting in a care home in the private sector before moving to local authority social service departments. Kathryn has worked in a leadership position in several local authorities before moving to the charitable sector and also spent time as an inspector for the then Commission for Social Care Inspection. Kathryn is passionate about embedding co-production and working in a strength-based way to find solutions that work for people.