Kate is Burnetts' HR Officer and an Associate Member of the CIPD.
Kate's areas of expertise lie within recruitment and staff welfare. An experienced HR practitioner, she is involved day-to-day in the full range of general Human Resources activities at Burnetts. She has a special interest in employee welfare and supporting employees from when they first make contact with Burnetts continuing this throughout their careers with Burnetts.
Previously, Kate worked for 9 years in the education sector providing generalist HR support for the Cumbria Institute of Art & Design (now the University of Cumbria), before joining Burnetts' in 2008.
Kate grew up in Appleby and attended Appleby Grammar School before progressing into Higher Education at Carlisle College and then Northumbria University. Kate now lives in Penrith with her husband and daughter and outside of work enjoys walking their chocolate Labrador at weekends.