Involvement: ENDACE as of 01/2012
Kate joined Endace in October 2009 as Financial Controller, responsible for the day to day management of the Group's Finance function. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Auckland, Kate commenced her training as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in Auckland, and was admitted to the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1998. Kate worked abroad in Dubai, Canada and the UK for 7 years, gaining exposure to a variety of industry segments including banking, oil and gas and business consultancy. Since returning to New Zealand, Kate has held Group Finance Manager roles, most recently at Framecad Solutions Ltd; an exporter of building technology solutions for cold formed steel construction. Kate has been responsible for the overall financial management of the Endace Group since January 2011 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in June 2011.