Cat is Head of Policy at the AMRC, focusing on ensuring the best possible environment for health and medical research charities to fund research in the UK.

As part of the policy and public affairs team she engages with members and champions the medical research charity sector with key stakeholders. She works across a range of policy areas - from the implications of Brexit for medical research to the Charity Research Support Fund and the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy.

Cat has previously worked in policy roles in the House of Lords and Learned Societies and has a doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of Oxford.