Kate joined Charles Stanley as Group HR Director in May 2016 and was appointed to the Executive Committee board in March 2017. Kate has substantial experience in leading HR teams and developing wealth and professional services businesses. Kate has held numerous senior roles within financial services organisations, most recently as Head of Global HR and an Executive Director/Partner at Stonehage Fleming. Prior to this Kate was the HR Director at the law firm, White & Case. Earlier in her career she was one of the founders of Accucard/Create, where she was Head of Business Services, until the business was acquired by Lloyds TSB, resulting in Kate becoming Head of HR for Consumer Lending for the bank. Outside of work Kate is also a Governor for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.