Kate is Head of Economic and Social Policy at the Trades Union Congress.
Before joining the TUC, Kate worked as Head of Policy and Public Affairs for a local authority, as Work and Pensions adviser to Ed Miliband during his period as leader of the Labour Party, and for the charities Child Poverty Action Group and Gingerbread.
Kate was appointed to the Low Pay Commission in June 2018.
Low Pay Commissioner
Commissioners are appointed from an employer background, from an employee background or as independents. Kate is from an employee background.