Group CEO, Virtus Health Limited
Kate commenced as Group CEO at Virtus Health Limited on 23 March 2020. A qualified lawyer and registered nurse, Kate’s diverse breadth of professional experience equips her to lead the Virtus Health team in continuing to provide their exceptional work that helps people become parents.
Prior to joining Virtus Health, Kate led significant operations including as Chief Operating Officer of Ramsay Health Care Limited’s 72 Australian hospitals; and as Chief Executive, Operations leading a portfolio of largely government contracts across Australia, New Zealand and Melanesia at Transfield Services Limited (now Broadspectrum Limited).
Kate has also been a partner at law firms Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Baker McKenzie; specialising in contract law and also spent eight years as Chief Risk & Legal Officer/Company Secretary at Transfield Services focused on commercial law, risk management and corporate governance.
As a registered nurse, Kate was one of the early specialist in HIV/AIDS nursing at Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital. Kate is currently a Board member of the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre and previously spent four years on the Board of South Eastern Sydney Local Health District.