Kathryn has had the opportunity to contribute in a wide range of leadership positions in public and private companies, government bodies and non-profit organizations.
Her current portfolio:
Chair – Luminesce Alliance, a consortium of Cancer Research and Treatment centers for Children with Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, University of Sydney and University of NSW
Chair – Pennington Institute, Australia’s pre-eminent harm minimization for Drugs education program.
Chair – Ministerial Advisory Council on Ageing (MACA), providing advice on issues and concerns of older NSW citizens to the NSW Government.
Chair – Lifestart Co-op Ltd, a Disability support service
Director – Paul Ramsay Foundation Board
Director – Relationships Australia (NSW)
Kathryn has also participated in or led Inquiries into Education: the Gonski Review and NSW Catholic Funding Review and led the Review into Retirement Villages in NSW. Her corporate board experience has been in media, financial services and services provision.
Her professional history has been in Social Work and Early Childhood Services as well as media roles at Radio 2UE and Channel 10. From 1995-2004 Kathryn was an elected Councillor to the Sydney City Council. She is the recipient of an Order of Australia (AO).
Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Social Work (UNSW), Certificate in Early Childhood (Macquarie University) and was awarded a Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) from UNSW.