Katy has been Charcoalblue’s Practice Manager for the past nine years and was made a Partner in 2011. She is the first point of contact for Charcoalblue’s clients and collaborators, heading up the Administration and Finance Departments of the Practice. Katy provides management support to the Charcoalblue Partners and team on commercial and fee matters, HR, Training & Development and Health & Safety, as well as coordinating pre-qualification and tender documents.
Before joining Charcoalblue, Katy spent two years working in Arts Administration as Office Manager for Aura Sound Design Ltd, and prior to that, worked for seven years in theatre as a freelance Stage Manager and Props Buyer, in London and nationally.
Notable productions as DSM/Stage Manager include: Shooting Stars/The Fast Show Live (Hammersmith Apollo, London); The Channel 4 Sitcom Festival (Riverside Studios, London); various productions for Moving Theatre Company (Riverside Studios with Corin & Vanessa Redgrave), and numerous productions/tours for the Royal Court Theatre (Sloane Square/West End & nationally) including Pale Horse; The Weir; Sweetheart; The Beauty Queen of Leenane; Attempts on her Life; Portia Couglin; The Censor, Mojo and The Lights.
Katy has a BA Joint Hons in English Literature & French from Roehampton Institute (University of Surrey) and recently gained the ‘Certificate in HR Practice’ from the CIPD.