Cath is the Marketing Manager for a local tour operator in the Cairngorms National Park. She has over 15 years’ experience working within hospitality management, starting at a Receptionist level before reaching Operations. She obtained her MBA specialising in marketing leading her to focus her career in the same direction. Cath has first-hand experience of how well-facilitated, peer support groups can be key to recovery.
I am currently working as an Inspector with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks. I responsible for completing annual inspections of plant to comply with our licensing agreement with ofgem. I was previously involved in Health and Social Care, and with community link projects.
Outside of work I enjoy camping, wild swimming and motocross
David Brookfield is currently Group Chief Executive of Birchwood Highland who are the leading provider of support for people with significant and enduring mental ill health in Highland. David holds a B.Sc(Hons) from Plymouth University and is a trained Accountant. He is also is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
He has a background of over 30 years work in the social housing sector where he retired from his post as Group CEO of a Housing Association in 2013. During this time he developed an interest in third sector company development and social firms.
Following his retirement he joined the healthcare sector as Head of Finance and Administration with Highland Home Carers moving to Birchwood Highland in January 2017 as Head of Finance and IT becoming Group CEO in August 2019.
David is an amateur musician playing saxophone, mandolin and guitar and also lists his interests as gardening and governance.