When Katy originally joined Conran and Partners in 2002 she worked alongside Sebastian Conran running the branding and product design studio. As part of her role, she oversaw client services and built strong relationships with the likes of American Express, De Beers, Diageo, LG, Maybourne Hotel Group, Marks & Spencer, Nissan, Panasonic and Selfridges.
In 2017, Katy moved across and became Practice Director for the architecture and interior design side of the business and now leads on managing the practice ensuring that it operates to high professional standards as both consultants and employers.
Katy’s main focus is on client services and as part of this she leads on appointments and contractual matters with clients, as well as developing the practice’s approach to risk management, all with the aim of ensuring clients get the best possible service. Katy also leads on human resources making sure the practice is an inclusive and fair place to work and provides the team with the support they need to thrive.
Having graduated from Bath University with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and having worked in the creative sector for over 20 years, Katy is a balanced left and right brain thinker who understands the importance of the creative process and contributes to the practice strategically. She is passionate about collaboration and innovative thinking and places high value on this and champions it within the practice.