Who's involved Black Thrive team Catherine Pearson Catherine is a member of the founding team at Black Thrive. She is the chief executive of Healthwatch Lambeth and will be responsible for the management of the Black Thrive team once it is hired. As the chief executive of Healthwatch Lambeth, Catherine's role involves: Developing the organisation as a robust and trusted voice, representing Lambeth residents Making the case for change to improve health and social care outcomes for local people Catherine has lived in Lambeth for 26 years and has extensive links to communities and services across the borough. She studied fine art before completing an MBA with the Open University. She has extensive practical experience of working in health and health inequalities including work to prevent HIV infection, disability and long term condition programmes.