As a Managing Director for ZRG, Catherine is responsible for leading executive search assignments within the global Consumer practice, specializing in senior and C-suite mandates within the Fashion and Luxury industries. She has extensive international experience delivering high-profile senior talent to privately owned portfolio businesses, designer-led brands, multinational, and online specialty retailers. Catherine focuses on constantly evolving industries, centered around innovation, trends, digital consumer, and the luxury experience.
Catherine spent five years in Milan, including two with a leading global professional search firm working on international mandates within luxury and fashion, before continuing her remit in London from 2016. Running both UK and European markets as head of Luxury and Fashion, Catherine developed into the Middle East market over five years, making a full move in January 2022.
Areas of Expertise
Catherine’s areas of expertise are fashion, luxury, innovation, creative, digital, culture, product, sustainability, and diversity.
Catherine holds a BA (Hons) from the London University of Arts and an MSc from University College London, and she is currently completing a PhD in Philosophy of Management and Organizational Culture. She has spent significant periods of time living overseas, currently residing in Dubai, and speaks English and Italian fluently.
Hobbies and Interests
In her free time, Catherine immerses herself in reading, languages, culture, and art, particularly enjoying painting large canvases.