Catherine Tooher is our writer and analyst, creating content for Breezeholme Investment Group and our portfolio companies. She develops material for online and print publication, including case studies, thought leadership papers and analytical reports as well as news items, press releases and website content. She also works on internal papers and commercial documents. Catherine is a graduate of Wadham College, Oxford and has an MBA from London Business School. Based in the UK, she is fluent in English, and also speaks French and Mandarin Chinese.
Catherine’s career includes fifteen years in management consultancy and investment. At Gemini Consulting, she worked on strategy, business process re-engineering and change management projects in the UK, Switzerland and Belgium. During her MBA programme, she completed a strategy internship with SmithKline Beecham. She worked for 3i plc as Investment Director for eight years, gaining experience in early stage investments, buyouts and portfolio management. Since 2004, she has combined her business experience with a passion for writing, developing content for a Big Four accountancy firm, a leading HR outsourcing provider, a top business school, a global media analysis consultancy and an innovative analytics business as well as for Breezeholme.
With broad experience of working with major corporations and entrepreneurial businesses across a range of sectors, Catherine has a real understanding of the business issues at the heart of each story. She has a creative and flexible response to each project brief, and works to agreed deadlines. Her writing communicates complex, challenging ideas and key messages in a persuasive and jargon-free style, appealing to senior, expert readers and wider stakeholder groups. She has proven project management skills, shaping each piece of work from initial conception through to design and publication, and is comfortable creating content for online and traditional media.