Catherine Young, Acting Chair
Following graduation, Catherine joined a “big 4” accountancy firm, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1987. Since then, she has worked in practice and in business, at both PLC and SME level, including as a manager and as a business owner.
Catherine has previously held non-executive positions as Chair of Audit Committee with the national charity Breast Cancer Care and as Governor and Member of Finance & Development Committee at the University of Sunderland. She is currently a Commissioner, and pension scheme trustee, at the Port of Blyth whilst continuing to work on out-sourced financial governance and administration assignments. Catherine is also a member of the ICAEW Northern Regional Strategy Board.
BA (Hons.) Geography & Management Studies (University of Leeds)
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales