Catherine Maxwell

Catherine has recently joined the Governance Institute of Australia as Director, Policy and Advocacy. She was previously Company Secretary at The Cancer Council NSW, NPP Australia Limited and Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Streets Limited.

She has a strong background in governance and policy gained as a Senior Manager at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) in the Policy Development area and the APRA Secretariat 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 is admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, England and Wales and Hong Kong and worked as a lawyer in Sydney and Hong Kong for 10 years.

Catherine has also been the Course Director for Corporate Governance for Governance Institute’s Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance since 2009.

Monday Concurrent Session B6: Governance Institute,  1.30pm – 3.00pm