Kate Hainsworth

Chief Executive


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Kate read Classics at Oxford before doing management training with Total Oil GB and a London marketing consultancy.

She worked in Europe (Belgium and France), and has further degrees from the Open University and Sheffield Hallam University.

She returned to Leeds to work in senior cultural posts at Axis, Yorkshire Culture, and Opera North.  Kate joined LCF as Development Director in 2015 and was instrumental in launching the Leeds Fund in 2016.