Kate is a Director of Credit Suisse in the Chairman’s Office, based in London. She is responsible for leading Credit Suisse’s regional EMEA Corporate Citizenship program, including charitable grant making and employee engagement activities. She works closely with senior management developing overall strategic priorities, manages the Credit Suisse EMEA Foundation and overseas the Bank’s relationships with key charity partners. Kate joined Credit Suisse in June 2007 as a Philanthropy Services Manager and Programme Officer. She has delivered pilot philanthropy services schemes in London and EMEA, has played a key role in designing the Bank’s Global Education Initiative and developed the EMEA programmes. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Kate was a Community Affairs officer at Morgan Stanley and previously worked at the East London Business Alliance. Kate holds a B.A. with honours in Geography from St. John’s College, Cambridge University.