20 September 2021

Kath Qualtrough will be joining Bond in October as their new director of finance and people following her work with the refugee charity Safe Passage International, where she led their HR and finance functions during the lockdown period. 

Kath has been working across the NGO and charity sector for over 20 years and has held various senior finance roles including at Greenpeace and at the Wellcome Trust, having moved into the sector following her ACA training with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London. She has a particular interest in programme finance and has run training on the FMDPro qualification with Humentum in the Middle East, as well as leading EC contract management training for Christian Aid in Latin America and for WaterAid in Southern Africa. 

Stephanie Draper, CEO of Bond, the UK network for organisations working in international development said:  

“Kath will be a fantastic addition to our team. She has a stellar finance track record combined with a strong focus on people. This critical pairing will help us ensure Bond is a great place to work and in turn, that we are able to support our members as they adapt to the changing landscape of international development. I am really excited to with her.” 

Kath Qualtrough said:  

"I am happy to be joining Bond at this time of significant change in our sector, a time that offers great opportunities for a positive transformation. I look forward to supporting our member organisations as we navigate these new ways of working together." 

ENDS 

Notes to editor

  1. Bond is the UK network for organisations working in international development. Bond unites and supports a diverse network of over 400 civil society organisations from across the UK, and allies to help eradicate global poverty, inequality and injustice.
  2. For further information or interviews please contact Maryam Mohsin on 07555 336029 or [email protected]