Katherine is a Trustee of COCO.  After studying law at Durham university, Katherine trained and qualified as a solicitor in the North East.  Katherine is now a corporate partner at Ward Hadaway with more than 18 years experience in a variety of company and business sales and acquisitions acting for both buyers and sellers and also working with companies and investors on private equity transactions.  She regularly advises private equity backed companies particularly in the energy, healthcare and tech sectors.

When she’s not doing her day job she loves running and is a member of Team COCO (our running club).   Back in 2000 Katherine signed up for the Marathon des Sables (150 miles across the Sahara desert).  She fell in love with ultra running and since then has run in races all over the world including the Arctic, Yellowstone, the Himalayas and the Jordanian desert.  Katherine is always on the lookout for the next challenge!  It doesn’t have to be running, she climbed Aconcagua in 2008 and climbed Kilimanjaro with COCO in 2014.