Cathy was born in Glynneath.
After studying Fine Art and Independent Film Production at degree and post graduate level she began her career working as an assistant director for film and television.
She joined the theatre programming department at Chapter Arts Centre in 2000 and for the next 20 years played a key role at the organisation, developing, programming and producing projects in theatre, music, dance and experimental performance including annual international live art festival Experimentica.
She currently works freelance as a Creative Producer working closely and collaboratively with independent artists and like-minded organisations.
Helping artists to make things happen is at the centre of all her work.