Founder, CEW Communications
Cathy specializes in working with startups and the organizations that support them. She has a real passion for working with growing companies where she can make an impact. Before founding CEW Communications, she was Head of Communications for Tech City UK, an organization to accelerate the growth of digital startups and skills in the UK. She previously worked as the Communications and Marketing Manager for Seedcamp, the first round fund that invests in pre-seed and seed-stage tech startups. In her role at Seedcamp, she advised early-stage companies within Seedcamp's portfolio on their own marketing and PR activity. Ahead of Seedcamp, she was Senior Account Manager on the Startups and Fast Growth team of Albion Drive and was recognized for her work in the agency by PR Week in June 2014, when she appeared as a ‘Rising Star’ of the industry. She has worked on international campaigns for US and European companies in a range of sectors across the tech space. These include some of Europe's leading startups and VCs, such as Index Ventures, DFJ Esprit, Transferwise, Etsy, Brainient, Moo.com, and Klarna. Outside of her day-to-day, she is an organizer for GeekGirl Meetup UK, which highlights female role models in the tech industry and provides women with events to learn, connect, and be mentored. Cathy is also the host of GeekGirlMeets, a podcast series that interviews women in technology in order to inspire others.