“Having spent my career working in the health and medicine space, I have become quite passionate about giving back some of the value of my experience, especially in the not-for-profit sector, and am delighted to join the Reflections board.”
Cate’s career spans over 30 years where she has gained experience in a variety of roles and sectors, whilst also raising her family. She was born and raised on a farm in central Victoria and went to Deakin University where she completed a BSc (Hons). She worked in clinical research for several years in both hospital and university environments, and then ran a private business tutoring mostly Physiology, Biochemistry and Pathophysiology, while starting her family. After moving to Perth and making WA home to raise her four sons, Cate established a private health clinic which she ran for several years. Cate has spent the most part of her career however working in the not-for-profit sector, as WA State Manager for Prostate Cancer Foundation, and consulting for other charities. This has provided her management experience with charities as well as small business, and board experience in national organisations.
Cate is passionate about building effective relationships, and currently consults in this area, assisting organisations in building effective stakeholder relationships, developing workable strategies, and creating valuable opportunities in a variety of environments.