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Cate McLaurin

Cate McLaurin

Digital Transformation Expert, Public Digital

Cate is a digital transformation expert, supporting leaders to adapt their organisations to the internet era and better meet the needs of users.

Cate has deep experience in delivering agile, user-centred services within the public sector. Her expertise includes leadership coaching and development, facilitating conversations across organisations and systems, and supporting leaders to be bold and brave in leading change.

At Public Digital, she works across public sector organisations, healthcare companies and charities, including the NHS, Arup, Greenwich Council and the charity Change Grow Live.

Cate works with Board leaders across the NHS and Integrated Care Systems to build their confidence in enabling digital transformation agendas, leading a programme of bespoke leadership development sessions. Cate’s work helps leaders to produce robust digital strategies and lead effective delivery of new services, as well as steering them to prioritise efficiently and work cohesively as a team. Feedback from the work shows that Cate’s team helped Board leaders to deliver a step change in their digital transformation.

Prior to joining Public Digital, Cate was Head of Delivery at the London Borough of Hackney, where she built an agile and user-centred culture to deliver new services. She held this role through both the Covid-19 pandemic and the response to a major cyber attack which brought down systems and resulted in the theft of data, working with the security services, central government and police.

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