Catriona Powell, Novuna Business Finance
Catriona Powell
Strategic Change Manager
Novuna Business Finance

Cat has been the Strategic Change Manager at Novuna Business Finance since 2019. Although her career began in research science with a PhD in Molecular Oncology at Imperial, she has worked within the leasing industry since 2014. Initially training as a software developer with Alfa Financial Software, she then moved into a project management role with Alfa - supporting a number of UK asset and equipment finance companies.

Since taking up her role with Novuna, Cat led the business through one of the company’s largest digital transformations to date as Novuna Business Finance implemented a new core system, automated decisioning solution and developed a new point of sale offering. Her role requires her to assess and support the implementation of new products and technologies to ensure the business is equipped to meet its strategic goals. She has a particular interest in the utilisation of data and automation to drive business efficiencies and best meet customer needs.

As an advocate for Diversity and Inclusion, Cat contributes to Novuna's efforts to support individuals of all walks of life, in particular championing the success and development of female colleagues within the business.