Catherine Quinn has been the Duchess of Cambridge's private secretary since October 2017. News has now broke that she is resigning from her position and leaving her duties shortly after Christmas. The Daily Mail reported that their decision to part ways was amicable and they are on "best of terms."

Catherine Quinn, Private Secretary to the Duchess of Cambridge visits the Robin Hood Primary School to celebrate ten years on November 29, 2017 

Catherine Quinn resigns as Kate's private secretary 

Catherine Quinn's duties as Duchess Catherine's private secretary involved planning her royal engagements and schedule as well as accompanying the Duchess to her events and engagements. Quinn was also a big help for Kate with "“early years” project, which aimed to steer children away from addiction and crime," according to People

Duchess Catherine and her private secretary Catherine Quinn at an event in 2019

Quinn plans to return to her part-time job

Upon leaving her job with the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Quinn hopes to return to her part-time job and getting involved in charitable work, according to the Daily Mail