Kate has extensive experience in analytics and health data and brings her leadership and advocacy skills to advance VAHI’s work across data analytics in healthcare. Kate specialises in digital health transformation, with a focus on data driven disruption.
Kate is passionate about contributing to a future where Victorians are the healthiest people in the world. She’s motivated by the opportunity to contribute to a world-class healthcare system that ensures every single Victorian can access safe, quality care that leads to better health outcomes for all. I am excited about the opportunity for us all to work with Kate to help achieve our shared goals.
Kate has worked across the clinical and research sector and has previously consulted to the health industry with Deloitte. Kate most recently served as the inaugural Director of the Centre for Health Analytics at the Melbourne Children’s Campus for the past three years. During this time, she built a specialist team of over 50 data experts, delivering a data transformation project for the Royal Children’s Hospital, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne. Over that time, Kate has seen the direct benefits to patient care, operations, education, and research that analytics has delivered.
Kate has a Global Executive MBA from Monash University, a Masters in Information Systems from The University of Melbourne, a Bachelor of Science (Honours), and is a Certified Health Informatician (Australasia). She has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the Telstra Health Brilliant Women in Digital Health in 2022 and a Monash Global Executive MBA Program Alumni Sponsorship in 2021.