Non-Executive Director


Kath is a strategic change agent who has honed her skills from employment experience in the steel manufacturing and health insurance sectors and from consultancy engagements in the transport and local government sectors.

She is presently the Director, Business Improvement and Assurance Division for the University of Wollongong. In this role, Kath supports the University’s ability to deliver on its strategic plan and manage risks by resourcing prioritised strategic initiatives and enabling units to deliver efficient, effective and compliant business processes. Her Division tailors recommendations and solutions and provide tools to streamline business support activities.

Responsibilities include;

  • Project managing key strategic initiatives that open up new markets via capital investment and the leveraging of key external partnerships
  • Project managing the review of organisational units and key activities to increase their ability to transform the University
  • Delivering business process improvement initiatives impacting enterprise-wide services
  • Embedding process improvement into the University’s operating culture and raising the capability of staff to identify and implement their own process improvement initiatives
  • Facilitating the University’s risk management framework
  • Implementing a revised Business Continuity Framework, supported by the Risk Management Planning Cycle
  • Ensuring legislative compliance obligations can be met via responsibility identification and reporting

As Director, Kath also facilitates the University’s Risk, Audit and Compliance Committee; a sub-committee of the University Council.

She has a Bachelor of Arts (Psyc. & Industrial Relations); a Master of Commerce (Management) and a Certificate in Industrial Mediation. Kath is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.