Meet our staff
Chief Executive Officer
Cathie was appointed in November 2016 and brings
extensive experience and expertise in developing and executing strategy,
leading major organisational change and performance optimisation projects,
delivering complex, multi-stakeholder, multi-million dollar projects, marketing
organisations and brokering partnerships.
Cathie has a keen interest in education and has worked in both the vocational and schooling sector and has been a board member of Study Adelaide and the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre. She also chaired her daughters' school's Governing Council for many years. Cathie started her working life as a journalist and also had roles in public relations and marketing which have given her a thorough grounding in how to work effectively with the media. She is a Fellow (Graduate Diploma) of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, holds an MBA (winning the Alec Ramsey Dux Award and MBA Chapter Prize) from the University of South Australia and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Adelaide.
Jodie has more than a decade of experience in the South Australian Government, working for a number of Government Ministers in senior advisory and operational roles, including in the higher education portfolio.
She has extensive experience in strategic communications, stakeholder engagement and policy development, administrative management, and in developing and implementing operational
Contact Jodie on ph: 0417 224 773
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