Catherine is the Finance Director for the Diocese of Chichester. She started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and then worked for Ernst & Young before moving into the charity sector, where she has worked for more than 15 years. She is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Adviser. She holds the ICAEW Diploma in Charity Accounting and has a master's degree in Voluntary Sector Management.
Catherine was also the first woman to be ordained priest in the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf. She served the Anglican chaplaincies in Yemen and Dubai between 2009 and 2012, and is now a licensed minister in the Diocese of Southwark.
Catherine was appointed as a Director of JMET/JMECA in November 2022.