City Recognises Catalyst Comms Lead as One of ‘100 Women’

Sue Primmer, our Director of Marketing & Communications, has been invited to receive the Freedom of the City of London.

The Freedom of the City of London is a living tradition: one of the oldest ceremonies still in existence, with a direct line of recipients dating back to 1237. Awards by invitation are given to people living or working in the City who have made a meaningful contribution to London. Sue Primmer’s invitation comes as part of a move by the City of London Corporation to recognise ‘100 Women’, a century after women first gained the vote. Sue’s nomination was sponsored by Catherine McGuinness, Chair of the Policy and Resources Committee of the City of London Corporation.

The full list of all 100 women recognised is published on the Corporation of the City of London’s website.

Sue comments

“Working in the City is a privilege and being invited to receive the Freedom is tremendously exciting.  London is a fascinating local-global economy, and having worked across diverse sectors I have a variety of perspectives on what makes for good ‘citizenship’. To be recognised as one of 100 women makes me thankful to all who fought for what we now take for granted.”

Catalyst CEO Andrew Middleton adds

“I’ve worked with Sue for over six years and seen at first hand her commitment to the well-being of people and places.  She’s unusually widely networked and has the ability to connect ideas and people who wouldn’t otherwise encounter one another, to the benefit of both.  I’m delighted that her impact has been recognised and, with our colleagues, congratulate her on becoming Catalyst’s first ‘Free Sister‘.”

Notes to Editors

Catalyst Marketing & Communications

Sue Primmer

Director of marketing and communications

Communications is a profession that never stands still. For me, it’s about getting to the heart of the business, the people, the story.