Cath leads on projects that identify and fill gaps in data ecosystems. Her projects show the potential of novel data and methods to deliver new insights, and her work blends economics, data science and creative data visualisation. Cath has successfully led collaborations with the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence, the Department for Education, and the Gatsby Foundation. She has worked with a large range of novel data sources, from organisations including the BFI, Burning Glass, the Guardian, the BBC and the Science Museum.
Prior to Nesta, Cath was a Gates Scholar at Cambridge University, completing a PhD in Economics.