Cathy Groves

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Director of resources

Cathy joined WCVA as the Director of Resources in December 2023 and is responsible for WCVA’s finance and corporate services functions.

As a member of the leadership team she gives financial advice and reviews development opportunities for corporate growth in line with the strategic plan. Cathy also has oversight of corporate services to ensure effective risk management, business continuity, health and safety and facilities management. Cathy provides assurance to the Trustee Board and sub-committees across all governance, reporting and compliance requirements.

Cathy’s finance career has spanned various business sectors and sizes, from large corporate AIM listed, to charities and small private family owned. Her experience includes manufacturing, defence, financial services, and the voluntary sector.

In 2019 she joined the highly respected Welsh children’s rights charity – Children in Wales, as Finance and Operations Director. In this role she was responsible for Finance, IT and Facilities and gained a wealth of knowledge working with Welsh Government and voluntary sector partners throughout Wales. She is also proud to have successfully helped navigated the charity through the unprecedented pandemic period.

Cathy is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Outside of work Cathy loves to travel and attend events, both around the UK and internationally, but still has an extensive bucket list to work through! She also, on occasions likes to go hiking and is trying her hand at learning to play golf.

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