Process and Logistics Manager – Crewshield
Katherine Wilson has over a decade of experience in specialist areas including: project/operations management, team management, training and development, client relations, implementation of new business processes, logistics, procurement and business development. She is the Process and Logistics Manager at Crewshield where she manages the projects’ logistics and deployment and planning of both product and team. Katherine has driven significant growth plans for the company thus far.
Katherine has held a diverse range of roles within a number of industries throughout her career. Before landing her position as Project Manager at Balfour Beatty UK in 2008, she amassed formative experience as a Mortgage Administration Manager at Mortage Advise Bureau as well as the Office Admin for Richard C Hartley Ltd. For five years at Balfour Beatty she planned and delivered projects alongside supervisors and local authorities while providing solutions and guaranteeing resolution. Her key achievements at Balfour Beatty saw the implementation of new project management processes at various street lighting PFI contracts including: Derby – £231m, Coventry – £250m and Cambridge – £203m.
As Property Manager for Bullock Construction, Katherine spent the following year at the helm of major refurbishment works, making daily visits to tenants’ homes before, during and after works were completed. She ensured health and safety regulations were met while maintaining communication literature and offering support where necessary.
From 2015 till 2016, Katherine was the Office Manager for McCone Properties in Dubai, the UAE, where she successfully and astutely devised and implemented new administrative support systems for clients and team members. In this role she proved her ability to effortlessly liaise with key regulatory bodies in the UAE including: DEWA, Ejari and Dubai Land Department.
At LITASCO Middle East DMCC Katherine was the Office Manager from 2016 till 2017 where she maintained office systems and produced briefing documents, reports and presentations. Beyond her in-house duties, Katherine explored outside her remit by managing project elements of regional expansion.
It was this eye for going above and beyond her role that saw Katherine step up to Corporate Operations Manager for Naseba Communications DMCC for the next two years. She had the hefty responsibility of running a series of technology, hospitality, financial and leadership events in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. She had the unprecedented and rewarding opportunity to mentor various employees in the first ever Women in Leadership Forum in Saudi Arabia.
Since 2019 Katherine has been the Process and Logistics Manager at Crewshield and has had major undertakings including reviewing tenders from the United Nations, embassies and oil and gas companies and identifying technical requirements and handling document submissions. Katherine has been an instrumental part in strategising and developing ambitious business plans to maximise Crewshield’s market potential for its products through significant and evident growth in revenues and profits.
Katherine’s educational qualifications are commensurate to her experience in project management. She is a Certified Logistics and Supply Chain Management Professional and also has an ILM Certification. Katherine is also a keen linguist and obtained a TEFL/TESOL qualification to teach English as a foreign language.