Katy studied Biochemistry at Aberdeen University and worked in a Hospital Lab before she married. She spent some time in Lewis and Singapore before retraining to teach Chemistry, Biology and General Science in McLaren High School Callander. After retiring in 2000 she has indulged her love of travel and cooking different cuisines. Her husband is a keen photographer and her presentation is based on his work. She enjoys keeping fit by playing tennis and takes classes in Zumba and Pilates.