Kathie is an experienced communications professional with over 15 years’ experience in PR and marketing – including both agency and in-house roles. Having started her PR career at a small agency specialising in B2B PR and corporate affairs, she then joined Newcastle International Airport as PR officer where she managed the press office function, delivering all media relations and internal communications during a period of significant growth.
Kathie then moved to destination management and marketing agency NewcastleGateshead Initiative as media and PR manager. Over the past 12 years with the organisation, Kathie has enjoyed a variety of roles, delivering major national and international marketing campaigns, managing media, PR and corporate affairs activity and now leading the organisation’s 10-strong marketing, communications and digital team and their portfolio of work across all areas of the business, including NGI Solutions. She is also a board member and trustee for Headway Arts – a North East based professional arts organisation and registered charity which specialises in participatory arts with disadvantaged groups and learning disabled people of all ages.
Kathie brings this wealth of communications experience and expertise to NGI Solutions – leading a wide range of projects for public and private sector clients.