Meet our HQ Team

Meet our HQ Team


Kate Lazenby - Executive Director


Kate Lazenby is the Executive Director of The Guild. Kate was previously DC2 and Chair of the Midlands Branch and Account Lead for Costain Group. Kate has been supporting the power sector with the collation and interpretation of business performance data. Producing, maintaining and presenting various reports to different levels of management.

Kate Byfield - Events & Business Development

Kate is our Events and Business Development Coordinator. Prior to joining the Guild in 2009, Kate worked as a Recruitment Specialist for Reed Employment.


Kathryn Furphy - HQ Secretarial & Administration

Kathryn has provided administrative and secretarial support to the Board and Executive Committee since 2009. Her skills were founded during her tenure at a local Law Company, after which she spent six years living in Switzerland.


Paul Harper - Finance Manager

Paul has managed all aspects of financials for the Guild since 2009.


Rebecca McAdam - Website and Membership Services

Rebecca has been with the Guild since 2019, managing the website and administration for new members. She previously worked in Canada as a Property Administrator at Bentall Kennedy LLP and most recently held the position of magazine Sub-Editor in the housing industry.