With over 18 years’ experience in the people communications space, Kate has tackled a rich array of talent challenges. She has provided strategic, creative and tactical support to some of the UK’s most exciting brands, helping Virgin Atlantic, Carphone Warehouse, KPMG, Sainsbury’s and Barclays attract and retain their employees of choice. Equally she has worked with leading organizations including FSA and PepsiCo to articulate their employer brand proposition to internal and external audiences.
And, as the evolution towards direct sourcing has gathered speed, she has developed and delivered strategies that have driven lasting efficiencies and ensured real value for Carlsberg and EC Harris amongst others. A helicopter perspective on talent matters has been cemented by an invaluable period client-side advising leading organisations on how to manage their agency relationships.
She draws together all this expertise as our Director of Client Development. A member of the Leadership Team since joining Hodes 2 years ago, Kate’s focus is on ensuring clients benefit from our ideas, innovation, expertise and creative approach. Working with all areas of the agency – talent acquisition, employer brand and engagement - Kate is customer-led and strategic, bringing infectious enthusiasm to every client.