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Catherine Woodhead

CEO
Muscular Dystrophy UK

Catherine was appointed CEO of Muscular Dystrophy UK in 2018, two years after she joined the charity as Director of Development. Having worked in the charity sector since 2000, Catherine’s experience spans senior strategic and planning roles across a number of charities. These include The Lord Mayor’s Appeal for Save the Children, Toynbee Hall, The Prince’s Foundation for Building Communities and Help the Aged. Catherine was also previously a member of the fundraising advisory group for The Prince’s Charities. Earlier this year Catherine undertook her very first London Marathon, a challenge she had previously said she would never do! Catherine took part as a way of supporting the MDUK community, members of which were working tirelessly to help recoup lost income amid the Covid-19 pandemic.