Institute Associate Profile
Kate has over 15 years of market and social research experience, working for a leading management consultancy as well as more traditional research agencies and a charity.
She is well versed in qualitative and quantitative methodologies and has run projects for private, public and third sector clients. Recent work includes qualitative research to support the sponsorship strategy of Lloyds Bank and a consultation on the drug strategy for a local authority where she was required to access and interview homeless drug users.
Kate previously worked with both Rachel and Rebecca at Opinion Leader Research, managing both health and education related projects.
She holds a joint honours degree in Japanese and Management studies from the University of Leeds. Her work with charities has led her to become a member of the Social Value UK network.
Kate has two young daughters so her day-to-day communities revolve around both nursery and school, where she tries to help out by accompanying the children on class days out and volunteering at fundraising events. She has recently acquired an allotment and is trying to get the family involved in growing their own fruit and vegetables