Saïd Business School
Executive Education Centre
University of Oxford
Alongside her role as an Associate Fellow, Kate is a programme director at London Business School. She is an experienced 'full learning cycle' consultant and facilitator.
Kate has designed programmes, developed material, taught, delivered and facilitated, and evaluated events using Kirkpatrick's model for corporate clients and academic institutions globally for 15 years.
At Saïd Business School, Kate has taught the finance and accounting session on the Oxford Transition to Leadership Programme directed by Pegram Harrison and Owen Darbishire. At London Business School, she has taught finance and accounting on the Accelerated Development Programme – including sessions using a planning tool to evaluate the outcome of potential value creation strategies – and on custom programmes for senior executives in the energy and media sectors. Kate has also taught on the Integrated Strategy and Leadership Programme offered by London Business School in partnership with Melbourne Business School.
Kate is Partner and Consultant with the Grange Partnership, a specialist in action learning solutions for blue chip, global businesses. She qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte and Touche, specialising in tax, and mergers and acquisitions. She was subsequently Client Director at ATP, managing Touche Ross and teaching management accounting and financial reporting to top-tier accountancy firms and the National Audit Office. She became Client Director at MTP, a learning and development consultancy, specialising in accounting, finance, value creation and strategy. There she developed a number of e-learning based packages and helped implement a value creation tool in two blue chip, global, FMCG businesses.
As Client Director at Corporate Edge, she continued to design, develop and deliver solutions in finance, accounting, commercial acumen and general business skills. At Grange Partnership, Kate continues to provide whole learning solutions integrating face to face, e-learning and web-based cases and exercises for clients.
Kate has contributed to the Springer Guide to Supply Chain Management and to The Economist Guide to Finance, she co-wrote the Value Creation e-learning package and an e-learning Introduction to Finance and Accounting.
A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Kate has a BSc Honours Degree in Natural Science from Durham University and is an accredited assessor for Team Management Profile, a tool developed by TMSDi.