Kay became a trustee in 2020 and was appointed as Chair in 2021. Passionate about making a difference, Kay’s professional career has focused predominantly on improving the health and wellbeing of people in society, through a variety of leadership roles in the pharmaceutical industry, including CXO roles for the UK and EU.
Kay has successfully led teams in the development and delivery of strategic and operational plans which have enhanced efficiency, team capability, customer experience, and profitability of businesses spanning over 20 years.
Kay is a huge advocate of ‘giving back’ and her volunteering efforts have been aligned to helping others advance their learning and capability to proactively enhance outcomes. Activities include working as a STEM Ambassador supporting local schools and colleges, serving as a Business Mentor and Governor for a University Technical College, representing the Life Sciences industry in the First for Pharma network, and providing private tutoring for students in Sciences and Maths.
Kay was introduced to Cygnus Support by the current Treasurer, Hilarie, and the organisations’ purpose genuinely appealed, and the values aligned, so Kay was proud to join this dedicated team, delivering a critical service to the region.