Catherine Cooper LLB, GDLP, FAICD
Catherine is an experienced non-executive director having served on a significant number of boards for over 20 years. Career highlights include the establishment of a national joint venture Rural Bank, being a Telstra Business Woman of the Year finalist twice, inclusion in an international management program, and winning a position in the ASX Top 200 Chairman’s Mentoring program run by the AICD.
Catherine’s current and past board roles include Energy Consumers Australia, Beston Global Foods (ASX), Deputy Chair of Australian Eggs RDC, Wine Australia RDC, Animal Health Australia, Energy Advocacy Panel member, Chair of SA EPA, Director of the newly formed Grains Australia and as a Commissioner of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority.
Catherine is very experienced in research development, strategy, evaluation and achieving commercial adaptation outcomes. A significant part of her board portfolio is with national RDC and CRC organisations. In addition, her strategic governance and risk management skills are well established.