Kate is the chair of International Biotechnology Trust plc, and a non-executive director of Finsbury Growth & Income Trust plc and CC Japan Income & Growth Trust plc, where she is also chair of the audit committee. Until recently Kate was the senior independent non-executive director of Schroder Oriental Income Fund Limited. Previously Kate worked for twelve years as a fund manager for Morgan Stanley Investment Management, where she was managing director and head of the global equity team. Prior to Morgan Stanley she worked as a research analyst at M&G. Kate is a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, holds a Masters in Business Administration, and has completed the Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma.