Kate Walsh is a member of the firm's Consumer Sector. Focusing on the retail space, Kate works closely with some of the most loved brands on the High Street and is passionate about finding great talent for a constantly evolving retail environment. She understands the unique challenges retailers are facing today and recognizes the qualities needed to lead a thriving consumer-facing business in the digital age. Kate works with a range of publicly-listed and private equity-backed businesses. She is based in London.
Prior to joining the firm, Kate spent three years in executive search. During that time, she established and ran a retail and consumer practice and worked on board-level searches. Before that, she was the Retail and Luxury Correspondent for The Sunday Times, where she also edited The Prufrock column. Kate started her career as a journalist with City AM and has written on hedge funds, asset management and the media space.
Kate holds a B.A. degree in English and Classics from University College, Dublin. She also has a post-graduate certificate in journalism from the London College of Printing.
Consumer, Customer-Centric Growth Leaders