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Chief Executive Officer, CRANAplus
Katherine is a Registered Nurse and Midwife with a career spanning over 25 years. In 2019 Katherine was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer, CRANAplus.
Katherine trained as a nurse in the UK and spent her early career working in critical care. During a working holiday to Australia, she developed a passion for rural and remote health which shaped her career pathway over the following years.
Since moving to Australia in 2003, Katherine has lived and worked in regional, rural and remote areas. She has held diverse roles across the public and private sector including senior positions with the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Uniting Care and CRANAplus.
Katherine holds a Bachelor of Nursing (Hons), Post Graduate Diploma Midwifery, Master of Public Health and has additional qualifications in leadership and management. Katherine has a strong desire to promote the role of nursing and midwifery particularly in the remote and isolated sector. She is passionate about the delivery of quality Primary Health Care Services, with a specific focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and the development of equitable and sustainable health care.