Kate is currently on the Culture Recovery Board, and is a member of the International Relations and Defence Committee Lords Select Committee. Previously, Kate ran the business liaison unit and covered the foreign affairs brief for the then Leader of the Conservative party, Michael Howard. Earlier in her career she worked for the CBI under Howard Davies, and for the Conservative Research Department. Member House of Lords foreign affairs and defence select committee Her first job was for a British MEP.
Kate was also formerly a Governor of Fairley House School for dyslexic children, and is a graduate from Oxford University. She is also the author of The Gatekeeper: Life At The Heart of No. 10.