Lee graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 1998 with a BA(Hons) International Business & Modern Languages and joined the Royal Navy in 1999 as a Warfare Officer. She trained as a Navigator, Hydrographic Surveyor and Meteorologist and left the Royal Navy in 2009, joining the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) firstly as Media Officer, then as Senior Communications Officer and latterly as Public Engagement Lead for Scotland’s Environment Web Project.
Lee completed a MSc in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs with Distinction from Robert Gordon University in 2012 and joined ORE Catapult in 2013. As Head of Communications, Lee supports the leadership and delivery of the Communications function within ORE Catapult; specifically to develop and evolve the Catapult’s strategic messaging, content and brand and to grow digital and traditional communications channels to effectively reach the organisation’s wide stakeholder base. She also leads on project communications and on effectively communicating the Catapult’s industry impact.
Lee is also Vice-Chair of the Public Relations Communications Association (PRCA) in Scotland.