Cathy Wilson

Head of Talent and Capability at Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Cathy has a deep passion for solving the challenges of growth and change within highly innovative businesses.  From 2010 through 2015 she served as Director, HR and Culture at Skyscanner Limited, one of the world’s most successful digital companies and the UK’s first ‘Unicorn’, where she led the organisations meteoric growth from 70 people in Edinburgh to over 700 people across 9 offices worldwide.  Cathy’s intellectual interests centre on solving the human challenge of maintaining high performance and high levels of innovation at pace.  With close to 20 years’ experience leading business transformation and HR operations globally in blue chip organisations, Cathy now splits her time between programme work at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and consulting with small to medium sized digital companies, helping shape energetic and efficient organisation cultures capable of rapid innovation.