Kathy is a chartered accountant and a partner in Fidgeons, a firm of accountants based in the Cotswolds. She is an audit specialist and was a partner at Grant Thornton for more than 20 years before leaving in 2013 to set up a new accountancy practice. Throughout her professional life Kathy has dealt with a wide range of clients, acting for individuals, partnerships, trusts and companies across a broad spectrum of businesses. Her sector specialisms are agriculture, charities/NFP and property.
With her interest in developing people, Kathy was part of a small team responsible for the appointment of new partners at Grant Thornton and, as a trained coach, was also involved in the coaching of new partners.
Kathy has served on the national Membership and Practicing Certificate Committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and is currently a governor and member of the Audit Committee of a local independent school.