Kath Cates, Independent Non-Executive Director on the RSA Group Board of Directors

Kath Cates

Independent non-executive director

Appointment date:

01 September 2013



Committees chaired:

  • Remuneration committee

Member of:

  • Group audit committee
  • Nomination and governance committee
  • Board risk committee

About Kath

Kath has spent over 25 years in a variety of roles in global financial services, both in the UK and overseas. She was previously Chief Operating Officer, Wholesale Banking, for Standard Chartered Bank and spent 22 years at UBS.

Kath has gained a deep knowledge of control, governance and risk management, working in emerging markets and across different sectors and cultures.

External appointments: Non-executive director of Threadneedle Investment Services Limited, Threadneedle Pensions Limited and Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Sàrl, non-executive director and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees of United Utilities Group plc and non-executive director and member of the Audit, Nomination & Governance and Risk Committees of TP ICAP plc.