After having set up and worked on her own womenswear label “Dahlia”for 4 years, 2003 saw Kat move to Soho House Group, at the time a small business with just three locations. Here she worked supporting the Founder and also worked with the Marketing Director on developing the Cowshed brand.
In 2006, Kat joined Kering, (formerly Gucci Group/ PPR) in a Senior HR capacity. Kat operated within and headed part of the group’s global talent acquisition function, specialising in design and creative talent and she focused on building teams and structures to enable growth.
During this time, she was invited to become a judge of the internationally acclaimed ‘ITS’ awards (International Talent Support) and continues to support creative talent, working with international design schools.
Kat moved to Lewis Alexander Executive Search in 2015 and managed the design and creative practice for Lewis Alexander. Here she covered both creative executive searches from director level through senior designers and corresponding consulting services such as team and organisational structure design. Kat also served as a member of the board.