Director of Finance and Corporate Affairs

Catherine Pridham ACA

Catherine Pridham ACA

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Biography

Catherine Pridham qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andresen and has worked in the pharmaceutical sector for SmithKline Beecham, Amersham plc and GE Healthcare, where she supported a number of different business areas including a commercial clinical trials business, a large R&D portfolio and a Joint Venture looking to exploit research capabilities commercially with large pharmaceutical companies.

Career highlights:

  • appointed Director of Finance and Corporate Affairs in December 2014
  • appointed Chief Financial Officer, Director of Support Division and Secretary of UKAEA in January 2014
  • appointed Head of Finance, Contracts and Integrated Planning in 2012
  • she completed several finance restructuring and process improvement projects for the Ministry of Justice and Department of Transport.

Director of Finance and Corporate Affairs

Responsiblities include:

  • ensuring the highest standards of financial management within the UK Atomic Energy Authority
  • Chief Finance Officer of the UKAEA
  • Authority Secretary
  • Senior Information Risk Officer