Catherine has been a Director since March 2016 and was appointed Chairman on 1 January 2017. She is a former Chairman of Telstra Corporation Ltd and of the CSIRO, and was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cochlear Ltd. She has served on the boards of Macquarie Group Ltd, Goodman Fielder Ltd and Rural Press Ltd, and has contributed to the work of the Innovation and Productivity Council for the NSW Government. She is a former President of the Business Council of Australia. In 2008, Catherine was awarded Officer of the Order of Australia.
Other Directorships and interests: WorleyParsons Limited, Saluda Medical Pty Ltd, University of Technology Sydney (Chancellor), The Australian Ballet and CSIRO Australia Telescope National Facility Steering Committee.
Qualifications: BA (Accounting) (Hons), FCA, FTSE, FAICD, FAA.