Kathryn Bishop is the first Chair of the Welsh Revenue Authority.
Kathryn is an Associate Fellow of the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, where she directs and teaches on leadership programmes for professional service firms and other multi-national corporations. She has over 35 years' experience working with organisations undergoing major change, in both the public and the private sector. Her background includes IT and HR and she has worked as a line director and manager, a project manager and as a consultant. She has also taken on a number of non-executive directorships, including at the UK Border Agency, part of the Home Office, and the UK Intellectual Property Office.
Kathryn has worked in and for Wales in the last 15 years, firstly as a Non-Executive Director at the Welsh Government, and subsequently as the Civil Service Commissioner for Wales, responsible for regulating all appointments into the Civil Service. She is now the first Chair of the Welsh Revenue Authority, Wales’ new tax administration body, and contributes to the Welsh Government’s diversity and inclusion initiatives.