Kate has more than thirty years’ experience in journalism, financial communications, crisis management and corporate affairs as well as private business operations including commodities trading. She has advised on a wide range of M&A and equity capital markets transactions across a variety of sectors including energy & resources, financial services, technology, food and retail. Her knowledge of corporate history and broader business strategy and objectives provides valuable insight to clients and our financial communications team.
Kate has lived and worked in regional/rural areas with significant involvement in local communities and agribusiness, providing even greater dimension to her corporate experience and her understanding of the requirements of communicating with diverse audiences on complex issues.
While raising a young family she qualified as a Secondary Economics and English teacher and has worked in regional high schools and a primary school in a local indigenous community. She is Vice President of the Children’s Medical Research Institute’s extremely active Quirindi Fundraising Committee.
She was instrumental in the development of the highly successful Kortlang/Gavin Anderson financial communications practice and subsequently established her own firm, Kate Kerrison + Company.
Kate has a BA (journalism) and a Master of Teaching (Secondary) and is currently undertaking a Grad Dip, English Literature.
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