Kate Thomson was appointed to the ESR Board in July 2018. Currently she is the General Manager at Te Aka Matua o te Ture – the New Zealand Law Commission. Most recently Kate was based in Australia working in the engineering and research sectors as a Senior Executive. She is also an independent member of the Indigo Shire Council Audit and Risk Committee.
Kate is a Chartered Accountant and an experienced Chief Financial Officer and has held a number of senior roles in the commercial sector during her career. Kate holds a post-graduate certificate in Science and Technology and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.