Chief Operating Officer, Alzheimer's Society
As Chief Operating Officer for the Society, Kathryn has overall responsibility for delivering our New Deal on Dementia strategy and has direct responsibility for pulling a range of functions, including fundraising, digital transformation, marketing and operations, together effectively. Prior to this, as Director of Operations, Kathryn managed all of the Societyâ€™s services, implementing new approaches and hugely increasing reach. Starting in care homes in the private sector and working up to a two-year stint as a social care inspector, Kathryn has thirty yearsâ€™ experience working in health and social care. Prior to joining Alzheimerâ€™s Society, she was the Director of Services at Scope and has held a number of voluntary positions, including acting as a trustee for a small disability charity, giving her time as Side by Side volunteer and vice-chairing a board of school governors. She also chaired the NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Careâ€™s Guidance Development Group for Hospital to Home Transitions.