Masterclass Leader

Catherine Skippington
(GAICD, Master of Public Administration) 
Executive Consultant
TMS Consulting 
Catherine is a highly experienced Executive Consultant, Coach, and non-executive director with more than 30 years’ experience in both State and Federal jurisdictions. In the public sector, she has served as a Deputy CEO, Assistant Director-General, First Assistant Secretary, and State Director.  She is a proven leader with considerable experience in policy, operational delivery, regulation stakeholder management and the implementation of change and reform. 
Public sector organisations that Catherine has worked for:  
  • First Assistant Secretary, Energy Efficiency Taskforce, Department of Environment, Water, Heritage, and the Arts
  • Deputy CEO, Comcare 
  • First Assistant Secretary, Heritage Division, Department of Environment, Water, Heritage, and the Arts
  • First Assistant Secretary, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services, and Indigenous Affairs
  • State Director, Marine Parks, Queensland Government
  • First Assistant Secretary, Housing, Population and Communities Division, Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population, and Communities Division
  • Assistant Director-General, Queensland Environment Protection Agency
  • First Assistant Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficienc
  • Regional Director, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
  • Executive Director, Disability Services Queensland