Catherine is the GM Government and Regulatory Affairs, and Acting GM Sustainability at Genesis, one of NZ’s largest energy companies. This senior role within the company sees her lead work traversing regulatory change in a decarbonising economy, providing advice and analysis on sustainability, innovation and technological change, the Just Transition, energy hardship and security of supply.

Her 17 year career across both the public and private sectors has had a strong focus on policy and regulated industries including roles at MBIE, DPMC, Parliament, Vodafone and Air New Zealand. Catherine holds a BA (Hons) and a Masters of International Studies from the University of Otago.