Dr Catherine Howe
Adur and Worthing
Dr Catherine Howe is Chief Executive of Adur and Worthing Councils.
She is an expert in digital innovation, focusing on the area of digital democracy and systems practice and has a background which connects together technology, community
and social change.
Catherine has worked across a number of different sectors including education, not for profit and the technology industry. Catherine was CEO of a successful SME, Public-i Group Ltd, before moving to Capita to redevelop Capita’s digital transformation approach and then to Cancer Research UK to lead work on technology strategy and transformation.
Before becoming CEX she was Director for Communities which she described as ‘helping communities direct themselves’. She has worked with new collaborative technologies and social
networking tools for over 15 years. Her research interests cover digital civic space, citizenship and systems thinking and she is a Trustee of the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny.