CATE HATHAWAY FAHRI
Chief People & Transformation Officer, GrainCorp Operations Limited
Cate is the Chief People & Transformation Officer with GrainCorp, responsible for transformational change, people, and technology. Prior to this, she held senior executive positions across the banking, insurance, building resources, information and technology industries for more than 20 years. Cate has worked in global companies and her HR responsibilities included their Australian, NZ, Asian and international operations. With strong expertise in leadership, talent management, organisational change and enabling effective employee relations, Cate is committed to building inclusive and diverse customer focused cultures. She has led and implemented HR strategies including Diversity, system, process and technological changes. Her expertise includes mergers, acquisitions, engaging employees in transformational and cultural change. Cate is a member of the School of Business External Advisory Committee for Western Sydney University, a member of a member of the Board of the Environmental Defenders Office and a member on both AHRI’s National Accreditation Committee and Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Panel.