Catherine Dixon LLB (Hons), MBA, Solicitor, MCIArb

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Catherine joined CIArb as Director General in May 2020 having set the world record for circumnavigation of the world on a tandem. Prior to setting her world record, Catherine spent time in Chief Executive Officer roles at the Law Society of England and Wales, a Higher and Further Education College and at NHS Resolution (the indemnifier for the NHS in England). Catherine has also held Senior Executive Director and General Counsel roles at the NSPCC and BUPA and in Canada at Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. Catherine started her professional career in private practice as a solicitor, at Eversheds Sutherland and was an Officer in the British Army.
Catherine has served as a trustee and non-executive director on a number of boards, including the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), Queens Counsel Appointments, LawWorks, National Pro Bono Centre, the PDSA, the Yorkshire and Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, the Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, Landex and was a member of the International Advisory Board of the Open University .
Catherine is a solicitor, a member of CIArb, an accredited mediator and has an MBA.


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