Katie is an experienced senior leader in the charity sector, currently Director of Fundraising Strategy at the British Red Cross. She is responsible for developing an ambitious transformation programme for fundraising and supporter engagement at British Red Cross, alongside leading on fundraising innovation, supporter experience and planning and performance. In the past she has held senior fundraising roles at Diabetes UK and Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity, and has worked in a range of other UK charities including NSPCC and Bliss. She is a trustee of Cosmic and a member of the advisory panel for Missing People. She lives in Twickenham with her boyfriend and very demanding cat, Splodge.