Katie joined Deloitte’s Analyst program in 2014. Following initial experience in Retail, she joined the Public Sector practice working with clients in Business Analysis and Test roles.
A year later, Katie joined the Home Office team as a junior exploratory tester before transitioning to a BA role on the global roll out of visa products. Katie became part of the wider project BA community before moving into team- and delivery leadership positions. She has a particular passion to support the upskilling and development of others. Katie achieves this by rewarding and widely celebrating team member’s successes. She holds regular checkpoints with leadership and team leads so colleagues gain a breadth of experience, grow their skills and to ensure individuals' aspirations are made clear.
In Katie’s current role as a Delivery Lead, she oversees 95 people across 12 delivery teams. In May 2020, the Home Office needed to deliver the Public Health Passenger Locator Form as part of the national Covid-19 response, and a team was urgently formed under Katie’s leadership. This form had to be available for everyone entering the UK, via all modes of transport, from June. With Katie’s leadership, skills, and passion to help clients solve urgent problems at speed, the Passenger Locator Form prototype was delivered in 48 hours and released to the public in 2 weeks.
Katie’s story starts with her role as an exploratory tester progressing to leading on the Passenger Locator Form project; a critical element supporting the reopening of the UK.