Divisional Manager of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Economic Division
Catherine is currently Divisional Manager of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Economic Division.
She has over twenty years of experience in both the public and private sector. In the public sector Catherine has worked at the Ministry of Education, Ministry for Primary Industries and MFAT, including a posting to New Zealand's embassy in Moscow with MFAT. Also with MFAT, Catherine spent 8 years working on trade negotiations including the WTO Doha Round and various Free Trade Agreements.
In the private sector Catherine has been a manager at PwC working in performance improvement (2004-6), and spent 4 years as GM Trade Strategy for Fonterra. Catherine has a BA(Hons) in International Relations and a BCA in Economics and Public Policy.