Operational Leadership Team
Catherine joined Auto Trader in August 2017 and was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in May 2019. Catherine is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Auto Trader’s business. She is also focused on guiding the group's strategy and development.
Prior to this, Catherine was Chief Operating Officer at Addison Lee where she was responsible for all aspects of operations with a team of over 750 employees, management of the base of 6,000 driver partners, fleet logistics and customer operations. She was previously Corporate Development Director at Trainline with responsibility for strategy, change management and M&A and a Director at Close Brothers Corporate Finance responsible for the origination and execution of M&A and Debt Advisory mandates in the technology sector.
Catherine graduated from the University of Durham with a BA in Economics and is a qualified Chartered Accountant, training at PwC.