Kate is an Australian businesswoman and currently the founder and CEO of Self Energy advising numerous companies on transformation, change management, people and culture opportunities. She is an sought-after executive coach for CEOs, C‑suite leaders and executive teams and an in-demand speaker on leadership, business transformation, culture and diversity.
Working in Fortune 50 and ASX 50 companies in Australia, Singapore, London, New York and Zurich, Kate has decades of experience reporting to Boards and leading executive teams through global business, digital and structural transformations across diverse industries, companies and cultures.
She is known for her ability to analyse strategic opportunities through multiple lenses and transform businesses to fuel P&L growth by harnessing her diverse background, natural curiosity and practical style to deliver sustainable outcomes. Most recently in 2021, she co-led the A$11.2B successful integration of two major Coca- Cola bottlers – Coca Cola Amatil to Coca Cola Euro-Pacific.
“In the matter of a few short weeks, Kate has helped me to gain clarity on the value I bring to my organisation and how I can continue to build on that. Every session sparks a wealth of ideas, and I can already see the impact on my growth as a leader. I would thoroughly recommend Kate to organisations or individuals looking to enhance their leadership.”
– CTO, Top 50 Rated Asia Pacific Startup
Some of Kate’s executive career achievements include…
Former Group Director, People & Culture, Coca-Cola Amatil, Chief Talent Officer Amcor, and Global Head of HR for IT Credit Suisse
Over 25 years Executive Team leadership experience globally
Nearly 30 years coaching executive leaders across more than 30 countries and diverse industries
Named in the Top 100 Human Resources Director Global Awards, 2021
Granted the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award for Business, Government and Law from The University of Canberra
President, International Women’s Forum Australia
Director and mentor to Founders of STUFF and WITHYOUWITHME
Former Chair of the NSW Advisory Board of Starlight Children’s Foundation Australia
Former Board Director for the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation