Emma Dowson

Emma Dowson
T: +44 (0) 121 654 5010
E: emmadowson@catalystcf.co.uk

Emma is Catalyst's Head of Marketing, with twenty years' experience in marketing and research roles within leading investment and professional services firms.

She has overall responsibility for the planning, creation and delivery of a range of marketing activity to support Catalyst's deal and business development teams originate new business.

With a masters degree in Investment Analysis and a BA in International Relations from Keele University, Emma initially worked for ten years at Martin Currie Investment Management within a variety of marketing and research roles. She then worked for Wesleyan Assurance Society as e-strategy manager before joining Catalyst in 2012 as research publications manager. Outside of work Emma enjoys the theatre, playing golf and reading.

“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future”

What will manufacturing look like in 2020? With 50 billion devices including machinery and cars expected to be networked via The Internet of Things over the next five years... 

Life in the fast lane – the 2014 Fast Track 100

The latest Fast Track 100, The Sunday Times’ annual list of the fastest-growing privately-owned companies, shows that many of the UK’s small and mid-market businesses are thriving... 

Can Google and Apple reinvent healthcare?

Last week Google and Swiss drugmaker Novartis announced they're developing a ‘smart’ contact lens for diabetics capa… 

Companies without borders

Made in Britain sells. That was the message from the launch of Export Week yesterday by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) whi… 

Opportunities abound...even in Spain!

The rise in Spanish bond yields to record levels is yet another reminder (as if any were needed) that the Eurozone crisi… 

Catalyst advises ProLabs as Inflexion makes investment

Catalyst has advised ProLabs, a leading independent supplier of compatible optical transceivers, on its investment from Inflexion Private Equity.  

Catalyst appoints new partner to strengthen Consumer sector focus

Catalyst has appointed a new partner, Matthew Wiseman, to strengthen its consumer sector focus in the UK.  

Catalyst wins International Trade Award

Catalyst has won the “International Trade Award” at TheBusinessDesk.com’s West Midlands Business Masters 2017, which showcases the best businesses in the West Midlands. 

Catalyst advised MBO of Westleigh Partnerships wins Deal of the Year

The £65m management buy-out of Westleigh Partnerships, in which Catalyst advised Palatine Private Equity, won the ‘Deal of the Year Award’ at the Insider East Midlands Dealmakers Awards 

Catalyst advises LDC on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group

Catalyst has advised LDC and the management team on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group (Addo) the UK’s leading chilled savoury pastry producer, from Vision Capital.