Catherine is a University of Melbourne alumna with an honours law degree and a commerce degree. She worked as a senior legal associate with Clayton Utz for five years prior to joining Australia Post as a Senior Corporate Lawyer. She went on to be appointed as Manager, Employee Relations at Australia Post in 2005, progressing through various HR leadership roles until, in 2015, she took up the position of Group General Manager, Human Resources and Safety. Catherine is currently the Group Executive – People, Performance and Culture at the Spotless Group, where she oversees the recruitment, remuneration, safety, wellbeing and development over 36,000 staff.
Catherine is a senior human resources specialist who brings capability across the HR discipline with a proven track record in leadership and strategic management and is an external appointee on various people-related committees. Catherine joined the Holmesglen Board in May 2011. She chairs its People, Culture and Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Quality Committee.