Over the past decade Catherine has worked as an arts manager and producer, and has written and delivered a number of training programmes and workshops for public, private and third sector organisations including Leicestershire County Council, Loughborough University and the British Council. As a community artist and storyteller she ran her own creative business for several years before working as an Arts Development Officer. Here at Haarlem Artspace, Catherine is researching the practice of storytelling as a method of curating as well as writing short stories. Several of her stories have made their way into collections, including the award winning ‘Overheard: Stories to Read Aloud’ edited by Jonathan Taylor for Salt Publishing. Recently leaving her role after 6 years as Chair of Junction Arts, Catherine has also been a trustee of Arts Development UK and is currently a partner of ArtWorks Alliance, advocating for quality participatory arts, and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.