Kate has been the General Manager of Tas Gas retail since 2014, a specialist natural gas retailer operating in Tasmania and regional Victoria. Kate is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Tasmania. Kate’s background includes 13 years in the Tasmanian public service and a small stint in the community sector.
Kate brings an understanding of the Tasmanian energy industry to the board and insights on business activity from her direct contact with industrial and commercial businesses around Tasmania. Kate is passionate about promoting the interests of member organisations in the greater Launceston region to help business to grow and thrive. Kate enjoys working with her fellow board members to influence policy and strategy that will enable Launceston to be one of the greatest regional cities of the world.
Kate joined the Chamber Board in November 2017. Outside of work, Kate’s interests lie in saltwater fishing, scuba diving and camping.