Catherine is Chairperson of the UN Global Compact Network Australia and Australian Network Representative to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). Catherine was a member of the UNGC Expert Group convened to develop the Business Reference Guide to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Catherine joined KPMG Australia in 2005 in a new role for the firm. As Partner, Corporate Citizenship, Catherine is responsible for the strategic development and execution of KPMG’s social and environmental initiatives, including the firm’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). KPMG has twice been awarded Elevate status by Reconciliation Australia for their past two RAPs, and in 2014, KPMG received the prestigious Human Rights Business Award for their commitment to reconciliation.
Prior to joining KPMG, Catherine worked for more than a decade in the not-for-profit sector, including roles with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Opera House Trust and Creative Partnerships Australia (formerly AbaF)