Catie leads GBI’s external engagement to strengthen business practice around the world by convening regional workshops for business practitioners and by sharing practical insights and lessons learned on managing human rights issues effectively. She also oversees the growth of GBI’s unique ‘by business, for business’ resource, the GBI Business Practice Portal.
Independently of her work with GBI, Catie co-founded and convenes a group of leading global law firms working together to advance implementation of the UNGPs within the legal profession. She has been immersed in the business and human rights space for more than a decade, and previously worked in a number of capacities, including as a lawyer with a leading Australian firm. Catie holds a PGCert in Poverty Reduction: Policy and Practice (SOAS, University of London), an LLM (University of Melbourne) and a BA/LLB (Hons) (Monash University).