Founder | Strategy & Operations
Cath brings a wealth of experience to KinChip Systems including a background in strategy, negotiation, marketing and the development of operational systems and processes. With entrepreneurial flair, she has successfully established businesses and social enterprises in industries such as engineering/construction, finance, training and health.
Cath is recognised as a leading psychological strategist. She is sought after by private, high growth and multi-generational family businesses where she has provided strategic planning, governance, succession planning, consumer insight, performance management and philanthropic advisory. Her clients include Essense of Australia, Biosymm, Roads 2000 and Family Business Australia, spanning industries as diverse as digital marketing, building services, logistics, design manufacture, professional services and industry associations.
As a business leader, Cath excels at managing profitability and performance through periods of rapid growth and change. She is adept at identifying future trends and market gaps, developing new revenue streams and positioning organisations at the forefront of their respective industries, globally. Cath also has a professional background as a Clinical Psychotherapist, was a Director and Faculty Member of The Churchill Clinic (Inc.) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Within the community sector, Cath has held senior executive and Board positions in the areas of mental health, youth, disability and education. A dedicated advocate for youth, early intervention and mentorship, she established ‘The Dungeon’ youth drop in centre in 1999, which rapidly became a model for Perth’s youth service community (and remains so) culminating in a national award.
With a vision to create enterprise models that deliver social impact alongside financial returns, Cath is passionate about the promise that emerging technologies bring to health, education and the global community.