Kate is a Director with over seven years of experience advising clients on public policy challenges in transport, infrastructure, human services, health and justice. With extensive experience working with the public sector, she understands the drivers and ways of working in government. With her legal background, Kate is a strong problem solver and communicator, and she enjoys working with stakeholders across organisations to develop practical solutions to their challenges.
Before joining Nous, Kate was a senior associate in the major projects and construction team at Clayton Utz, where she advised on the procurement and delivery of major Victorian infrastructure projects. She undertook secondments into state government agencies, including the Department of Transport and the Department of Treasury and Finance. She has been a pro bono lawyer through Justice Connect, a member of the young professionals committee for Ardoch and a volunteer with the Beacon Foundation.
Kate holds a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, and is a qualified legal practitioner.
Kate enjoys travel, reading, cooking and spending time outdoors on beaches, bike trails and tennis courts.