Kitty is an empathic and insightful facilitator who straddles a love for both art and science which is reflected in her BA in Digital Film Production and MSc in Psychology. This dual interest results in a creative and open-minded training style with a strong theoretical backbone.

After a decade of working both as an actor and running projects in the art department for theatre and TV, Kitty became increasingly interested in our human stories. She wanted to further explore how we can best work together (especially to tight deadlines!), and how it can be possible to change our narrative. This drew her towards working with people on their personal and professional development.

For two years before she joined us at Aspire, Kitty taught personal branding and entrepreneurship, as well as media, art, and drama to diverse groups of young people across London boroughs for the National Citizen Service. She enjoyed helping them grow in confidence and finding creative ways to expand their horizons in their personal lives as well as work. Her approach to teaching included, as it does now, a strong emphasis on building on their strengths and embracing the differences that make each us unique and interesting.

Kitty’s performance background informs her work with clients in a fun and practical way. It is a valuable resource when working with people on personal impact and communication skills. This can often mean tackling nerves, assertiveness and confidence issues, or simply exploring physical and vocal behaviours, whether in a one-to-one setting, at a meeting, or for a larger presentation.

We’re delighted to have Kitty as part of our team. She has worked extensively on our public courses as well as with in house clients most recently completing a series of online Presentation Skills programmes with Palladium.

She specialises in Presentation Skills, Women in Management, Networking, Wellbeing, and Personal Impact and Assertiveness.

Kitty is a certified member of British Mensa.

Kitty’s art department projects for film, TV, and theatre include: Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs” movie; Several Theatre Royal Stratford East pantomimes; and Channel 4’s popular comedy series, Damned.

Kitty thrives on a varied lifestyle, and so alongside training, she works as a freelance graphic designer, see her work here

To see some of the things Kitty is passionate about, like Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace, check out her posts on our blog:

Gender Employment Bias – What should we name our kids?
Gender Differences – the real science behind them
A different stress response: When fight, flight, and freeze don’t apply

Do not do unto others as you would have them do unto you—they might have different tastes.

– George Bernard Shaw

Empathy is about discovering those tastes.