Since starting ToucanStar in January 2013 with Andrea van Liere, Cathy has rediscovered her development skills and enthusiasm for innovation, but also through the CTO Service, provides high level technical knowledge to clients and partners.
Cathy worked in various Web Agencies as a Lead Developer before joining digital communications agency CTN as a Senior Developer. Here she grew the 3 person technical team into a department of 15 across web development, network infrastructure and digital media, over a period of 6 years and became Head of Technology. During this time, she evolved the use of technology within CTN both operationally and for client deliverables, she managed the budget for the technical operations of the company and continued to advise clients on their use of technology with the communications industry.
Cathy has a BSc in Business Information Systems and an MSc in Multimedia Information Systems from Portsmouth University, England.