Catherine joined Buzzacott in 2002 and is a partner in our Charity and Not-for-Profit team. She provides audit and advisory services to a wide range of charities and has been developing her interest in international development for over 15 years. Over this time she has visited our clients in a number of countries, designed and established audit approaches for growing international NGO clients and worked closely with the UK offices on their financial reporting, compliance and internal control. Her client portfolio also includes membership bodies and policy organisations, amongst others.
As well as statutory audit and assurance engagements, Catherine provides advisory services such as assistance with reporting systems, business plans and financial projections, funder specific audits and governance reviews including risk management and board assurance frameworks.
Together with Buzzacott colleagues in the VAT Consultancy, Tax, Financial Planning and HR Consulting teams, Catherine ensures the smooth delivery of a wide range of complementary services to her clients.
Catherine regularly presents at our client seminars and contributes to external conferences and events. She provides bespoke training for management teams and trustee boards on charity finance and governance topics.
Catherine has been involved with charities as a volunteer in the Tower Hamlets Reading Partner scheme, as a board member of a further and higher education College, and is currently an external member of the finance committee of The Royal Foundation.