Design Director - The Partners London
Design, Digital Design
Born in Kuala Lumpur and raised in London, Kath is a multi-award winning designer with over 15 years experience in creating brands for the some of the world’s most prominent organisations. When studying at Central Saint Martins she began collaborating with fellow graphics student Julia Woollams. After graduation the pair were hired as a team at johnson banks, where Kath worked for over a decade. She is now leading a design team at The Partners.
With a passion for great ideas that deliver a positive social impact, Kath has worked on numerous projects in the arts, culture, education and non-profit sectors. She has a keen interest in design education, as a regular visiting mentor and speaker at Central Saint Martins as well as external examiner for the Graphic Design and Illustration degree course at the Cass School, London Metropolitan University.
Kath has appeared as a speaker at various design events including the St Bride Library Typography conference, the Kyoorius Designyatra conference in Kuala Lumpur and as a panellist discussing gender equality and creative leadership for Glug London. Her work has been exhibited in a number of shows such as Communicate at the Barbican Gallery, A+ 100 years of visual communication by women at Central Saint Martins, and Art in Miniature for the London Design Festival. She is also a regular design judge for schemes including both D&AD New Blood and professional awards. Since 2016 Kath has been a design trustee for D&AD.