Catherine's remit includes overall responsibility for talent development planning, leadership training, strategizing for internal and external training sessions, induction planning, and devising and advising on both personal and professional development within Charcoalblue.
After graduating from drama school Catherine worked as an actress with career highlights including performing at the Edinburgh Fringe, Estella in a UK tour of Great Expectations, and being reviewed in The Stage for portraying Lady Anne in Richard III. Catherine also ticked stand-up comedy off her bucket list and acted in various new comedy writing nights across the London Fringe Theatre scene.
Catherine took a career pivot to work for Apple and developed a passion to help lead and support others’ development. After six years with the global tech giant she progressed to management and worked as a Training Lead overseeing training for 350 team members. She re-trained, gaining her CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Learning and Development; a year-long qualification that helps to support organisational development and drive performance through learning.
If you were to establish your own venue, what would you call it?
Jazz on the Rocks
… and what would that venue specialize in? Dance, live music, theatre…?
An intimate venue that combines a space for stand-up comedy and live jazz performances with a wide menu of martinis.