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Cathy Durston

Cathy is an experienced senior leader, having worked throughout her career in science based organisations both in the public and private sector.  Having completed her Chemistry degree from Southampton University she worked for 17 years on the Harwell Campus – culminating in managing the environmental consultancy division of AEA Technology.

In 2007 she moved to the Met Office at Exeter, where as an Executive Head in the Business Development Directorate, she was responsible for the Met Office’s activities in the commercial sector.  In March 2016 she moved to Exeter University where she is the Registrar for the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

Cathy lives just outside of Exeter.  She has two children (one at Bath University reading mathematics).  She has previously been a school Governor.  Outside of work and her Trustee responsibilities she enjoys hiking and keeping fit.