Katherine is the chief executive officer of Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA), the largest representative body for the $10.5 billion charitable fundraising sector. FIA’s mission is to advance professional, ethical and best practice fundraising in Australia through a self-regulatory Code, professional development, education and training and through knowledge and resource sharing.
A committed volunteer for a variety of causes, Katherine has served as a board director for several arts organisations and is currently a director of Girl Guides Australia, the national guiding organisation empowering girls and young women to grow into confident, self-respecting members of the community. She has a 10-year career as a board director.
She grew up in Minnesota, USA, where she completed her undergraduate degree as well as a Master’s in International Business Management.
Katherine is also a member and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.