Our Board members
Our board determines policies and the strategic and business planning framework.
Catalyst is led by a board of non-executive directors. It comprises a minimum of seven and a maximum of twelve members. These include one residents’ representative and a minimum of six independent members.
Ravi has extensive experience from a 35-year career including 19 years with Diageo. He has a rich and varied background of international and UK commercial and philanthropic experience.
Cary has had a successful career in FTSE, Public Sector and not-for-profit organisations in the UK and Europe. Cary has over 20 years’ experience in delivering high levels of customer engagement and satisfaction.
Pat has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, both in public and private strategic business leadership roles including HM Revenue and Customs and as a tax partner at Ernst & Young.
Terry Hartwell is a chartered surveyor with over 35 years experience in commercial property. He has a degree in Valuation and Estate Management and became a Fellow of the RICS in 1993.
Mike is a retired treasury advisor, having worked in the social housing sector for over 30 years where he advised on all aspects of treasury management and funding.
The Executive team
The Executive team acts as an executive within the authority delegated by the board. This includes detailed scrutiny of performance, the development of policy and procedures and expenditure approvals within budget.
Sarah joined Catalyst from Guinness where, as the Executive Director of Customer Services, she led the delivery of a customer service culture, launched digital services, and implemented a new model for local, mobile customer-facing teams.