Appointed December 2023
Kate previously served in the role of Deputy Secretary, General Counsel, advising across a range of areas relevant to the Premier’s portfolio including constitutional and electoral law, parliamentary matters, integrity and accountability, privacy and access to government information.
Kate led the legal, Cabinet, and governance functions within TCO and was the Department’s Chief Risk Officer. She is a member of the Law Society of NSW’s Government Solicitor’s Committee.
Kate was named as a finalist in the category of Public Servant of the Year in the 2020 NSW Premier’s Awards and received the Public Service Medal in the 2022 Australia Day Honours in recognition of her work on the legal response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Before joining the NSW Government, Kate specialised in competition and consumer law at Allens.