Cathy Durston


Cathy joined the University of Exeter in February 2016 as the the Director of College Operations for the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.  This role involves working with the College’s Dean to develop the strategy and plan for the College as well as all aspects of their implementation.  Before joining the University Cathy was a senior manager at the Met Office.  Here she was the Executive Head in the Business Development Directorate, responsible for the Met Office’s activities in commercial sectors.

Cathy has a Chemistry degree from Southampton University.  After graduation she worked for 17 years in the energy and environmental field based at a UK Government’s research institution on the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire.

Cathy is also a Trustee of Hospiscare a local charity that provides palliative care both in a Hospice and at home.

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