Meet our HQ Team

Kate Lazenby

Executive Director

Kate Lazenby is the Executive Director of The Guild. Kate was previously DC2, Chair of the Midlands Branch and Account Lead for Costain Group. Kate’s most recent background had been in supporting the power sector with the collation and interpretation of business performance data. Producing, maintaining and presenting various reports to different levels of management.  She has worked for companies such as AMEC, Skanska, Mowlem and Siemens.

Kathryn Furphy

Executive Assistant

Kathryn has recently been promoted to Executive Assistant and works closely with Kate Lazenby and the executive team, supporting them in the administration of the Guild. Her work includes preparing Board meetings, EGMs and AGMs.

Kate Byfield

Head of Membership

Kate has recently been promoted to Head of Membership. She is responsible for ensuring you get the very best out of the Pipeline Industries Guild.

Zara Pucci

Head of Events

Zara joined the Guild in early December 2023 as Head of Events and will be looking after our marketing and communications.  Her professional background is in hospitality management, events coordination, and staff training.