Catherine is co-founder and Director of Operations at Scottish Equity Partners, one of the UK’s leading venture capital and growth equity firms. Catherine has responsibility for a broad range of operational functions including marketing and public relations, property management, HR and SEP’s CSR initiatives.  

After studying at Aberdeen University, Catherine started her career as a corporate lawyer with Maclay Murray & Spens and then moved into investment with Bank of Scotland before joining the direct investment arm of Scottish Enterprise and establishing SEP with colleagues in 2000. 

Catherine was previously a panel member and Deputy Chair of the Stirling Children’s Panel and currently sits on the Management Board of the Winning Scotland Foundation.  She joined the Board of Trustees of the Scottish Ballet Endowment Fund in 2020.