Cath Shaw

Deputy Chief Executive, Barnet Council


Cath commissions the Council’s housing growth and regeneration programmes, delivering 27,000 new homes, as well as the economic development, planning and housing functions.

She is a Director of the Council’s joint venture company with Argent Related to deliver a new town centre at Brent Cross Cricklewood.  Cath joined Barnet in 2013 from Harlow Council where she was Assistant Chief Executive responsible for Growth and Regeneration. Prior to that she was a senior civil servant, undertaking a variety of roles including as Deputy Director of the Social Exclusion Unit responsible for children and young people’s issues.

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