Kathryn Bishop

Kathryn Bishop

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


In her role as an associate fellow, Kathryn directs and teaches on leadership programmes for professional service firms and other multinational corporations. 

She has over 30 years’ experience working with organisations undergoing major change, in both the public and the private sector. Her background includes IT and HR and she has worked as a line director, manager, project manager and as a consultant; she has also taken on non-executive directorships.

Kathryn was appointed as the first Chair of the Welsh Revenue Authority in 2017. She has also served as a Civil Service Commissioner and held various non-executive directorships within government, including at the UK Border Agency, the UK Intellectual Property Office and the Welsh Assembly Government.

Kathryn has also led and managed multi-million pound transformation programmes in various businesses and merger projects in the financial services industry. From Accenture, where she specialised in financial services and change management, she joined BAT Industries and became HR Development Director at Allied Dunbar and then went on to manage various large change projects for the Eagle Star Group.

Kathryn has a BA (Hons) Summa Cum Laude from Wellesley College, USA, and an MPhil from Oxford.