Regional Director, North East, Yorkshire and Humber

Cathryn Kirby

Cathryn Kirby

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Biography

Cathryn was appointed Regional Director, North East Yorkshire and Humber in November 2016. Her previous roles in Ofsted include Senior Operational lead for the North East, Yorkshire and Humber, and Principal Officer, Schools Causing Concern.

Prior to joining Ofsted in 2004, Cathryn held leadership roles in general further education and sixth form colleges. She is a qualified teacher and holds graduate and post-graduate university degrees.

Regional Director, North East, Yorkshire and Humber

Ofsted’s Regional Directors are responsible for Ofsted’s performance in a particular region. Each Regional Director leads a team of highly skilled inspectors to support improvement through inspection.