Catherine is an experienced Non-Executive Director. Prior to stepping down from her role at the end of 2017, she served as Mission Australia’s CEO.
As CEO of Mission Australia, Catherine refocused the organisation on reducing homelessness and strengthening communities. She is values-driven, has a ‘hands on’ management style and is committed to bringing best practice to the not-for-profit sector.
Catherine is passionate about social justice and actively speaks out against inequality on behalf of the people Mission Australia serves.
She has held senior Executive roles across a broad spectrum of fields across the corporate sector. An experienced Director, she was the former Chairperson of Mission Australia Early Learning, Mission Australia Housing and Mission Australia Housing (Victoria), and former Director of Working Links UK; Mission Providence; Many Rivers Microfinance Limited and Community Council of Australia. Catherine is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and member of Chief Executive Women and Women on Boards.