Cath joined the catering trade at 16, working in a restaurant while studying to be a chef. After qualifying she married and worked in pubs whilst bringing up three children.  Cath joined the British Institute of Innkeeping, becoming a Fellow Member in 2001, has had a personal licence and been in restaurant management as both General Manager and Kitchen Manager.  She has been raising money for the Licensed Trade Charity via local events since 2012 and became a Charity Services Volunteer in 2014.  Cath says: “I want to help those who have fallen on hard times – I know running a pub is not easy.”