Catherine Woolfitt has worked in the conservation of the built heritage since 1993. She established Catherine Woolfitt Associates in 2008 after wide-ranging work experience in Italy, Israel and the UK, in both the museum and building conservation sectors.
She was a director of Ingram Consultancy Ltd from 1999 to 2008 with the conservation architect Professor John Ashurst and building surveyor Graham Abrey. Prior to that she worked as historic building consultant for Hutton + Rostron Resurgam and at Bournemouth University with Professor John Ashurst.
Important past projects have included acting as heritage advisor in the redevelopment of the Barlow Train Shed at St Pancras Station and historic building assessments for Colchester and Aldershot Garrisons.
Catherine Woolfitt has taught practical for the Building Conservation Masterclasses at West Dean College and their predecessors at the English Heritage Building Conservation Training Centre at Fort Brockhurst since 1995.