Katherine Durbin Trustee

Katherine Durbin Trustee

Katherine Durbin Trustee

Katherine Durbin has been a senior officer with Bridgend County Borough since October 2001 and currently has responsibility for leading and coordinating the implementation of the 14-19 agenda across the Borough.

Kath was educated at Mountain Ash Comprehensive School and later at Swansea College of Higher Education and Cardiff University, where she achieved an M Ed.

A former English Teacher and head of year at a large comprehensive school in RCT for 12 years, she then spent 10 years working as an adviser to Schools Inspector with ESIS (Education Support and Improvement Service) across South Wales.

Kath has always had a keen interest in helping learning organisations to work together in partnership to achieve improved outcomes for children and young people.  Kath is currently leading on a range of local and regional developments and strategies relating to the NEETs agenda.

Kath is a governor of Bridgend College and has been a Board Member of Fairwood Trust since 2009.  Outside of work Kath’s interests included digital photography, reading (especially autobiographies) and learning Spanish.