- Role: Honorary Fellow
- Organisation: Centre for Ethical Leadership
Catherine is one of Australia’s leading commentators on women and the workforce. A journalist, author and presenter, she regularly speaks to audiences around Australia at conferences or in organisations, and often appears in the media.
After working in the financial services sector in Sydney and London, Catherine joined the Australian Financial Review. During a long career with the AFR she edited several sections of the publication, and wrote the Corporate Woman column and for Boss magazine before leaving to set up her own consulting business in 2012.
Catherine has written three books and her latest, “Seven Myths about Women and Work” (New South) was released in August 2012 and shortlisted for the Ashurst Business Literature Prize.
Catherine is co-chair of the annual Westpac/Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Awards and is on several advisory boards, including the Defence Force Gender Equality Advisory Board. She has a BA (Communications) UTS and an MA (Hons) UNSW.