Catherine Birkett as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has led Interoute’s Finance Department since the end of 2004. She joined Interoute in 2000 to head up the Financial Planning and Analysis department and was an integral part of the team that drove the restructuring of the Interoute Group in 2003 and the acquisitions of Ebone and Cecom.
During her time as CFO, she has helped complete a further six acquisitions (including the European hosting business of Via/PSI, the Nordic video conferencing group VCG and Quantix the cloud application management group). She has driven the business through a high growth period to a postion in 2013 with revenues of 417m, EBITDA 92m and generating cash.
Prior to Interoute, Catherine gained extensive experience of financial and commercial due diligence with KPMG Transaction Services. She is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a BA in Maths and Economics from Durham University.