Cate is a Law and Business LLB and Prince2 graduate with a passion for innovative project management.
Prior to joining the DHI Design Team in 2014, Cate was a Civil Servant, working as Programme Manager at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) in oil and gas decommissioning, and licensing renewables infrastructure at Marine Scotland.
Cate’s role within the DHI is to support the work of the DHI Design Team who carry out design innovation research to answer the DHI challenges set by the Scottish Government. She is based in Moray at the Glasgow School of Art’s Creative Campus.
Since joining the DHI, Cate has undertaken research on the challenges of planning in a dynamic and creative environment. She is interested in the positive impacts that participatory design has on wellbeing, communities and services in urban and rural environments.