Katka (Katarina) was born in Spisska Nova Yes, in Slovakia and gained a Masters in Public Administration at the University of P. J. Safarik, Kosice. Katka moved to England in 2005 and worked as an account manager for American Express in Brighton. Moved to Bury in 2011 and gained a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education at Chichester University. Has worked as a primary school teacher in Littlehampton and Bury. Married with two young children, Katka joined Bury Parish Council in May 2019.