Cath’s professional career spans over 25 years in human resources and employee relations. Prior to joining Estia Health in May 2022 as Chief People Officer, Cath was the Executive Director People & Culture at Australian Red Cross Lifeblood, a role she held for five years. Cath has also held senior human resources positions within the General Electric group of companies, Linfox and the Toll Group.
Earlier in her career, Cath practiced as an employment and industrial relations lawyer for over a decade with law firms Minter Ellison and Lander & Rogers. At the time, she provided legal advice across multiple industry sectors including health, state government, financial services, manufacturing and construction.
Cath holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Melbourne and a Masters of Management (Human Resources) from Monash University. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Certified Human Resources Practitioner (Australian Human Resources Institute).