Governance Institute appoints senior governance professional Catherine Maxwell Director of Policy and Advocacy

Australia’s peak body for governance, Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Catherine Maxwell Director of Policy and Advocacy. Ms Maxwell has a strong legal, governance and policy background having had experience in similar policy and advocacy roles at AICD, APRA and ASX. 

“In addition, Catherine has considerable experience as a company secretary and a long-standing involvement with Governance Institute, including as a Fellow, a Course Director in the Corporate Governance subject and as a presenter for short courses and in-house training,” said Governance Institute Chief Executive Steven Burrell..

“Catherine has a strong record in delivering a range of policy, business and change management projects and is a valuable addition to the Governance Institute team. She is particularly well placed to prosecute our policy and advocacy agenda,” Mr Burrell added.

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