Kate was born in Baghdad Iraq and raised in East London, her traditional Arab name is Inaam-Catherine bint Suhail bin Mohammed bin Salih al-Hashemi. She trained in Technical Theatre and Stage Management at RADA before studying Arts Admin at Birkbeck College, University of London.
Kate then spent over ten successful years as a Stage Manager for the RSC, Unicorn Kids Theatre and in the West End. Having moved into administration, Kate worked for English Heritage, Soho Theatre Company and Theatre Royal Stratford East, before undertaking senior management contracts with Colchester Arts Centre, Talawa Theatre Company, Oval House, Daily Life Ltd, Jacksons Lane, Discover Centre for Children, Eastern Angles, Shape East Architectural Centre and Hoxton Hall. Current clients include Culture&, Hans de Krester Associates and tiata fahodzi. Kate is the proud mother of two amazing young adults and a couple of cats