Kate has a degree in modern languages from Jesus College, Oxford and a Master’s degree in Social Anthropology from Goldsmith’s College, University of London. After her studies, she worked for Imperial College, London, as principle researcher on a three-year £multi-million project. She is the author of many articles and research papers. On completion of the project, Kate headed the Latin America Bureau, a London-based international publishing company specialising in books and projects focusing on a wide range of themes and issues related to Latin America. Kate currently runs her own successful property business which she heads with her husband Mansoor. Kate is a very keen horse rider, swimmer and runner and recently completed her first half marathon in Llanelli as well as completing a leg in the Man vs Horse Race held annually in Llanwrtyd Wells.