Katherine was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in November 2019. Katherine joined the Company in 2014, initially as Vice President Corporate Development and Investor Relations and then as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Katherine has over 20 years of senior corporate and capital markets experience and prior to joining Wentworth, Katherine spent 11 years at Panmure Gordon & Co, where she headed up the Natural Resources team, with a principal focus on the oil and gas sector. Katherine has experience across a number of international jurisdictions with exposure to emerging and development markets, particularly in Africa.
Further, Katherine has extensive experience with a range of strategic growth options in the public markets through multiple IPO launches, equity capital fundraisings and M&A transactions. Katherine was an AIM Nominated Advisor and Qualified Executive for many years, having moved from Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division. She is currently independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Chair of Longboat Energy plc and independent Non-Executive Director of ITM Power plc.
Katherine is a member of both the Nominations Committee and the Sustainability Committee.