Director, Cheshire and Merseyside Women’s Health and Maternity Partnership
Catherine has worked in Public Sector development and improvement roles for over twenty five years. She has held national policy positions, advising governments on improving education and skills, reducing inequalities, and business and community development. She has worked with a wide range of organisations, including local authorities, trade unions and professional and community associations. She has managed national innovation and transformation funds and led large scale delivery programmes. Catherine has led on service transformation as Programme Director for Cheshire and Merseyside Women’s and Children’s Services Partnership since 2018. Since June 2022 she has led on the establishment of the Women’s Health and Maternity Vision and Programme for Cheshire and Merseyside ICB, as Director. Her role provides leadership for the Local Maternity and Neonatal System and setting out a vision, strategy and service improvements for all areas of women’s health; including reducing health inequalities and implementing initiatives which improve clinical outcomes and the wellbeing of women, babies and families. She is an advocate of social prescribing and community engagement and a working mum of 3 children. She is a Trustee of the University of Liverpool Maths School and is a champion for education, lifelong learning and workforce development.