Catherine is the UK Representative for the Gender Balance Network, supporting Bank of Ireland’s Inclusion & Diversity Team. She represents the UK Corporate Banking division in idea generation, and engaging with decision-makers and key stakeholders internally, with an aim to grow the culture of inclusivity within the bank. This year, Catherine has spearheaded a series of inclusive programs, including a Woman in Business & Finance initiative in partnership with Deloitte, leading high-impact webinars with a diverse group of panellists. Catherine mentors upcoming women within the organisation and externally, is involved in supporting and empowering millennial women at all stages of their career, through bespoke mentorship and coaching whilst also offering opportunities to broaden their network. She is a member of The Women’s Chapter and 100 Women in Finance; where she actively participates in sessions promoting D&I by sharing best practices to create a ripple effect and close the gender gap.