Catherine has been a Non-Executive 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. She is a former President of the Business Council of Australia and of the Australian Museum. In 2008, Catherine was awarded Officer of the Order of Australia.
Committees: Nominations Committee (Chairman), Risk & Compliance Committee, Audit Committee and People & Remuneration Committee.
Other Directorships and interests: WorleyParsons Limited, University of Technology Sydney (Chancellor), The Australian Ballet and CSIRO Australia Telescope National Facility Steering Committee.
Qualifications: BA (Accounting) (Hons), FCA, FTSE, FAICD, FAA.