Kathleen graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in 2016 with a 1st Class BA Honors degree in Festival and Events Management and has worked across a variety of industries and countries and brings a range of experience and knowledge to the Holyrood Events team. In Scotland she was worked for YOURgb Events and NHS National Services Scotland, and internationally she has experience working as Artist Liaison at Lake of Stars Festival in Malawi and Functions Assistant at The Charming Squire Brewhouse in Brisbane.
A keen learner and someone who prides herself in her personability and relationship building with colleagues and clients alike, Kathleen enjoys a new challenge and the excitement that comes with new events, clients, and opportunities. In her free time she enjoys festivals, gigs, photography and travelling.
Her favourite quote in life and work is from The Beach by Alex Garland:
“And me, I still believe in paradise. But now at least I know it’s not some place you can look for, ‘cause it’s not where you go. It’s how you feel for a moment in your life when you’re a part of something, and if you find that moment…it lasts forever…”