Kat is our Lived Experience and Training Lead. Kat leads Into Work’s Scottish Government funded Autism Works! project and training programme for employers. Her role entails making sure that the voices and experiences of disabled people are at the heart of Into Work training and resources. Kat has a social research background and is passionate about using co-production approaches to develop inclusive services and learning resources, rooted in lived experience.
Kat has been working in the voluntary sector since 2008, leading many health and equality focused projects, as well as service and project evaluations. She is committed to increasing understanding of disability and neurodiversity, enabling people living with disabilities and long term conditions to access fulfilling employment opportunities and to supporting employers to tap into the considerable bank of underemployed disabled talent.
- Year Joined: 2020
- Hobbies: I love both playing and listening to folk and trad music. My holidays often involve a music festival in a scenic location
- Pets: I have two rehomed cats who are very much in charge