Cate Sleep

Job Title

Head of Public Affairs


BSc Construction Management – University of Salford


Cate leads public affairs for EEF. She is based in the London office and is building close contacts with senior politicians, policy makers and stakeholders. Her role is to develop the public affairs strategy to continue EEF’s role as the voice of the manufacturing industry across Whitehall.

Cate is an experienced communications professional and prior to this worked at High Speed 2 (HS2). She worked for many years at Network Rail and while there led railway communications for the Olympics as well as playing a key role in crisis communications. During her varied career she has also worked as a Government press officer, journalist and construction engineer. 

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