Katy Giddens


Not For Profit

Katy has specialised in Board and senior executive level appointments across the Not-for-Profit and Education sectors for 10 years. A previous Director and Head of Practice at a leading executive search firm, she joined GatenbySanderson as an Associate in 2013, becoming a Partner in 2015 to support the development of its growing Not-for-Profit Sector Practice.

She has placed Chairs, Trustees, Chief Executives and Directors to a wide range of organisations, including: NSPCC, RSA, University of Cambridge, Scope, Big Society Capital, Turning Point, Heritage Lottery Fund, Wellcome Trust, Alzheimer's Society, NCVO, Relate, Arthritis Research UK and the Chartered Management Institute. She has also worked with numerous international voluntary organisations, including Save the Children, VSO, Oxfam and the Environmental Defense Fund.

Before moving into recruitment, Katy was Associate Director of Development at the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) and Head of Corporate Development at the British Museum.