Cathy graduated from Waikato Institute of Technology, Hamilton in 2008 and got a Bachelor of Nursing degree.
She has been working as a Registered Nurse for 12 years. Cathy had one year of new graduate training as a theatre nurse at Middlemore Hospital in 2009, then worked as a practice nurse at Mt Albert Medical Centre since 2010. In her current working field, Cathy is particularly good at administrating injections, and is interested in Wound Care and Diabetes Care.
In her spare time, she enjoys practising hot yoga, walking, helping her parents with gardening and having high tea with her friends. Cathy also enjoyed a one-year adult Ballet dancing training in 2016 and plans to restart it after completing her Master degree. She goes to the Buddhist temple (Fuo Guang Shan) often too as her cultural belief.