Cathie Warburton

Cathie Warburton joined the Centre Board in 2020. Cathie is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience in the government and university sectors.

Cathie’s current role is as part of the Executive at the Grains Research and Development Corporation where she is General Counsel and Company Secretary and leads the following teams: legal, governance, communications, human resources and stakeholder management. Cathie has also worked with the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, which has been a professional highlight for Cathie and strengthened her commitment to ensuring vulnerable people have access to trauma-informed legal and advocacy services.

Cathie has also worked as a volunteer mentor with children and refugees for many years.