Chief Operating Officer
Catherine’s global career has seen her developing and executing strategies for organizations focused on finding new pathways to improve performance and achieve growth in rapidly changing markets. As COO, she pairs her corporate finance strategy expertise with her commitment to building empowered, effective teams.
Previously, Catherine led strategy and business development in shipping and logistics at Stena, a privately-held Swedish conglomerate. Other senior roles in the shipping sector include chief strategy officer at Höegh Autoliners in Norway and advisor to the CEO at EUKOR, a Korean-based global shipper.
As an M&A banker with Citigroup (formerly Salomon Smith Barney) in London, Catherine advised companies in the technology, telecommunication and industrial sectors across Europe. She started her finance career at JP Morgan in New York.
Catherine holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University, a bachelor’s degree in international politics and economics from Middlebury College, and a leadership coaching certificate from Georgetown University. She also serves as a trustee of Middlebury College.