Kate Guthrie


Kate is an HR Director with extensive experience across four industrial sectors. She is currently the Group Human Resources Director for Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank. Her career to date has included financial services, pharmaceuticals, FMCG (drinks industry), and retail. She has also lived and worked abroad, both globally and in Europe.

Kate Guthrie was appointed as a Trustee in October 2014 and is also the Chair of the Regional Committee for Action for Children Scotland. She initially joined the Scotland Committee in 2013 as a co-opted member.

Kate’s current role involves leading the development and implementation of the people strategy ensuring that the right investments in development, colleague frameworks, systems and processes are made to build a high performing organisation.

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