Board Member; Member, Business Development And Partnerships Committee
Kathryn is a founding Board member of RSA and served as the organisations Secretary from 2015 until 2019. She is also on the RSA Business Development and Partnerships Committee.
A specialist in media and communications, Kathryn has worked in various industries including supply chain, freight and logistics, health, tertiary education, gaming, retail, business and government in New South Wales and the Northern Territory.
Currently, Kathryn manages the external and internal communications function for CHEP, a global leader in supply chain solutions and part of the Brambles group of companies; listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and a member of S&P/ASX20 Index. As part of the Strategy and Marketing team, she am responsible for PR and customer communications, media, advertising, sponsorship, events, graphic design and all internal communication for the Asia Pacific business. In addition, she am a Justice of the Peace and First Aid Officer in the workplace.
Kathryn runs a private consultancy that provides communications and design expertise to small and large businesses in the areas of copywriting, graphic design, social media strategy and execution, crisis communications, media relations and public relations.
Recently, Kathryn completed the Advanced Leadership Program with Women Leadership Australia’s Australian School of Applied Management, as well as the University of Queensland’s Leadership Challenge. Kathryn has a Bachelor of Media and Communications with a major in Graphic Design and Public Relations from Charles Sturt University, with a scholarship placement at Broby Grafiska School of Graphic Design in Sweden.
Personally, Kathryn is the Media Liaison and Volunteer Coordinator for the NSW State Emergency Service Ryde Unit. She has also held other community positions, including President of the Northern Territory United Nations Youth Association of Australia, President of Ryde Youth Council and volunteers at a number of organisations including Foodbank, Landcare, Good360, The Smith Family and a participant in the 2019 OzHarvest CEO CookOff.