Kate sits on the MOD’s Transition Working Group, overseeing the implementation of Defence’s Holistic Transition Policy (JSP100), of which DTS is one part. She is a member of the Ministerial Service Charities Partnership Board and in DTS’s capacity as part of Veterans UK, is a member of Veterans UK’s Customer Advisory Group. Kate is part of the Welsh Government’s Expert Group and chairs their Transition Action Group. She is also a member of the Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on the Armed Forces and Veterans Community and COBSEO’s Housing and Non-UK Cluster Groups.

Kate’s previous roles have included Armed Forces Covenant- and Transition-specific roles at the Army Families Federation (AFF) where she co-authored the FiMT-sponsored Lifting the Lid on Transition with her colleagues from the Naval and RAF Families Federations.

Prior to her time at AFF, Kate worked in Organisation Development, specialising in Change Management and Leadership Development following her graduation from Newcastle University with a degree in International Business Management with German.

Kate lives in Hampshire (for now at least, until the next military move!) with her serving husband and their two children.