The Board has approved the appointment of Catherine Eve as a Director and she was officially welcomed at our February meeting.  Originally from West Cumbria, Catherine has worked in Reading, London and Newcastle in number of marketing and HR roles before focusing on organisational and personal learning and development. She has 15 years training experience including leadership and team development and coaching. She is now Executive Director at The Centre for Leadership Performance in Cockermouth.

The Centre supports and encourages the development of leadership capability in education, employment and the community. Living and working back in Cumbria she is delighted to be able to support the development of Cumbria’s leaders of today and tomorrow, “It is a real privilege to do more of the work I love in Cumbria, the place I grew up, where my friends and family work and my own children are starting out on their own careers. Supporting The Whitehaven Foyer as a trustee is an honour and I intend to put my knowledge of local learning and development opportunities to good use.”