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Catherine Maxwell

Day Presenting:  Monday 29 October
Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Session Fishbowl B6 Board Governance
Presentation Title Board Governance
Position Title Executive Manager, Policy and Advocacy
Company Governance Institute of Australia


Catherine is Executive Manager, Policy and Advocacy at Governance Institute of Australia. She was previously Company Secretary at The Cancer Council NSW, NPP Australia Limited and Youth off the Streets Limited.

She has a background in governance and policy gained as a Senior Manager at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and as Secretariat to the ASX Corporate Governance Council for the revision of the Corporate Governance Principles and Best Practice Recommendations, released in August 2007. She has also held Policy and Governance roles at the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Financial Services Council.

Catherine holds degrees in Arts and Law from the University of Sydney and worked as a lawyer in Sydney and Hong Kong for 10 years.

Catherine was the Course Director for Corporate Governance for Governance Institute’s Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance from 2009 to 2017.