Catherine Ainsley is Head of Corporate Partnerships for Stasher, the world’s first sharing economy for luggage storage. Stasher connects travellers with hotels and shops where they can store their bags while they explore. They are in 250 cities in the world, and expanding quickly across Asia and Australia.
Stasher monetises unused space within businesses in city centres (for example hotel luggage storage rooms) - driving ancillary revenue to each location. There are thousands of StashPoints including Accor and Marriott Hotels, co-working spaces, independent shops, gyms etc. On the corporate partnerships side, Stasher partners with hundreds of vacation rental companies, venues and events etc who refer customers to their service.
Catherine has a first class honours degree from Durham University. Prior to working at Stasher, she worked as a consultant for world leading brands such as Twitter, Volkswagen and Nikon. Catherine has spent a large portion of her life in the APAC region, having grown up in Singapore.