Kate brings over 30 years of experience and knowledge in Perioperative & Endoscopy nursing and leadership from both the public Healthcare in the UK and Private Healthcare in NZ.

Kate’s journey began in Scotland in 1987 where she completed her hospital training and worked in many of the well-known public Healthcare facilities in Glasgow in all areas of Perioperative services as a clinician and leader.
After moving to New Zealand in 1999 with her family, Kate soon became involved in the planning and opening of two private Day Surgery & Endoscopy Facilities in North Shore (2000) and Rodney (2009) as Hospital / General Manager of respective facilities.

She joined MercyAscot in 2013 to lead the Clinical Education and out of hours nursing team, before moving to Ascot OR in 2017 on secondment where she rekindled her passion for Operating Room services, and accepted the role of Perioperative Services Manager cross site in 2019.

Kate has a passion for people leadership, creating environments where staff thrive and deliver quality services and have strong, purposeful relationships with clinicians, management and staff.