Katie was the first and only female Director of Communications at No.10 Downing St, running the No.10 press office and special adviser network, having previously held a number of senior roles including Head of Press for Channel 4 News and Deputy Head of Press for ITV News. Katie led the PR campaign for Boris Johnson's successful bid to become Mayor of London in 2008 and was a NED on Ebbsfleet Garden City as well as an NHS Trust in South London. She sits on the advisory board of the REFORM think tank and is a member of the Suburban Task Force. Katie writes for The Times, Sunday Times and Politico website and hosts radio shows for Times and Talk Radio. She is currently a school governor and Chair of Conservatives in Communication.