Kate Palmer is passionate about sport and believes unquestionably in the power of sport and physical activity to reflect the very best in our culture and to be a powerful vehicle for change. Kate is driven by a shared purpose to contribute to improving health and well-being of Australians and making communities stronger through sport and physical activity.
Kate is a transformational leader who has steered organisations to excel in delivering on strategic outcomes for high performance and community participation through to building capability of sport and international sporting success.
Kate spent three years as Chief Executive of the Australian Sports Commission, ten years as Chief Executive Officer of Netball Australia, six years as Chair of the Victorian Institute of Sport, ten years as a Trustee of the MCG and five years as CEO of Netball Victoria. Kate is a member of Chief Executive Women and has an Honours degree in Sport Science and a Masters in Sport Management.