Kathryn Presser has over 30 years’ experience in executive roles, having worked in several industries including resources, aviation, hospitality, banking and finance, and accounting advisory and audit firms where she has had extensive experience in the management of financial transactions, risk management and strategic planning.
Notably, Kathryn has over 20 years’ experience in ASX Top 200 listed Oil and Gas Company, Beach Energy, as the CFO/Company Secretary where she directed large financing transactions, major capital raising and a number of mergers and acquisitions.
Ms Presser was selected for the inaugural AICD mentoring program and has completed the Harvard Leadership Program and University of Adelaide MBA Program. She has built on these programs and her executive management roles to move into Director roles on several government and financial boards, including the Police Credit Union, Funds SA, Walford Anglican School for Girls and is the Chair of the Risk and Performance Committee for the SA Department of Treasury and Finance.
Kathryn is a member of the International Women’s Federation, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries, a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, a Fellow of the Certified Practising Accounting Association and a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors. She has recently been awarded the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2022 Australia Day Awards for her commitment to accounting and community.
Ms Presser joined the Board in 2023 and is a member of the Technical, Markets and Systems Committee and Finance Risk and Audit Committee.