As Culture Director at Chess, Kate promotes the belief that happy people make happy customers. Employee engagement is foremost for Kate’s teams, including 60 Cultural Ambassadors who run the Office Experience across 7 offices, induction of new starters, acquisitions integration, launch new products and develop training programmes. Kate is now taking that powerful blend of culture and technology forward with Chess Employee Engage Tool – Engage, harnessing what has worked for them and share that with other companies to improve the performance of their people and organisation.
Passionate about supporting women in maximising their potential regardless of situation or experience, Kate sits on the IAMCP board and the Women of the Channel advisory board. On International Women’s day 2017, Kate proudly launched the Chess Empowering Women Programme. Chess raised over £80,000 for charity in 2018 and were all incredibly proud to be officially named Sunday Times No 1 Company to Work, after being 63rd just 4 years prior.