Originally from the north of England, Kate first became a parishioner in 1973. Although she moved to Central London in 1999, in 2001 she relocated to Putney and started to worship again at the Sacred Heart. She has a part-time portfolio career lecturing on a Masters course in charity management, acting as Clerk to the Trustees of two charities, and undertaking consultancy work on charity governance and management. She has two adult daughters and two much beloved grandchildren.
Within the parish community, over the years she has helped at times with the First Communion Programme, the Transport to Sunday Mass, the Christmas Lunch and the SVP. She has a keen interest in the Church’s social teaching and in overseas development issues. She was a Trustee of Oxfam for nine years and is a CAFOD campaigner.