Workforce Strategist, Specialising in the Medical Practitioner Workforce

Department for Health and Wellbeing


Katherine is a high-achieving postgraduate qualified HR Management professional with significant experience across a range of industries in the not-for-profit, private and public sector.

Her current workforce interests include: implementation science, attraction and retention, diversity and inclusion, and workplace wellbeing.

In 2016, Katherine was awarded a part scholarship from the Office for Women to complete the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Foundations of Directorship program and she was also elected to the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) SA Divisional Council.

In 2017, Katherine became the Divisional Council representative of the IPAA Strategic Advisory Committee and the following year she was re-elected to the IPAA Divisional Council and became the Company Secretary of the IPAA Executive Governance Committee.

From 2014-2018, she also worked in a voluntary capacity as a Jobs4Youth SA Ambassador & Mentor with the Office for the Public Sector to provide group mentoring to graduates.

Katherine is currently a mentor in the Business Career Mentor Program (BCMP) with the University of South Australia as well as the Peers Offering Peers Support (POPS) Program with the Department for Health and Wellbeing.