Cathy is a specialist in voluntary sector finance management who has worked with Future’s Venture as Finance and Fund Manager since 2016, ensuring due financial rigour and process as well as co-managing the funds of the organisation. She co-founded and is currently co-director of the community radio charity Radio Regen, and is finance manager at the Community Media Association.
Cathy is committed to environmental protection, previously serving as co-ordinator of the Manchester Friends of the Earth group and undertaking a 14,000 tandem bicycle ride to raise awareness of the plight of the world’s rainforests. She is also a long-term participant in the Manchester music scene, playing bass with 1980s John Peel favourite band ‘dub sex’ and more recently with Calvin Party and The Rainkings. She is a director and treasurer of the Manchester Digital Music Archive.