Kate McKenzie



Director since 20 February 2017; non-independent

Kate has an extensive communications infrastructure background including as Telstra Australia’s Chief Operations Officer, responsible for Telstra’s field services, IT and network architecture and operations. Prior to that, Kate held other senior positions at Telstra including Group Managing Director, Innovation, Products and Marketing, Group Managing Director, Wholesale, and Group Managing Director, Regulatory, Public Policy and Communications.

Prior to joining Telstra, Kate was a CEO in the NSW Government of the Departments of Commerce, Industrial Relations and the Workcover Authority.

Kate is currently on the board of Allianz, having previously been on the boards of Foxtel, Sydney Water, Reach, CSL and Workcover. She is also is a member of Chief Executive Women and has had a long history of involvement in promoting the interests of indigenous communities.