Kate has worked in the NGO and Government sectors in New Zealand for more than ten years. She has had several community development roles working with vulnerable residents to improve their living standards.
Kate has also implemented, managed and evaluated individual placement and support (IPS) employment services to help people with complex needs gain competitive and sustainable employment. Most recently, she has managed projects across Government to ensure workers are mentally and physically healthy and safe.
Kate’s career has been driven by her passion for human-centred design – to create meaningful and relevant services with people who need them.