Catherine is Founder & Director of independent consultancy Flequity Ventures.
A former bank executive, she works with businesses to reimagine and redesign products and services to be more flexible, safe and equitable for their customers experiencing vulnerability. In particular, she wants to inspire innovation to disrupt financial abuse and address gender bias in financial products in a commercially sustainable way.
Catherine is the author of Designed to Disrupt: Reimagining banking products to improve financial safety – the first of a series of discussion papers for the Centre for Women’s Economic Safety.
Recognised nationally in 2018 as an AFR|Qantas 100 Women of Influence, she advises the Commonwealth Government on workplace and customer responses to domestic and financial abuse as the only business representative appointed to the National Plan Advisory Group.
She is Chair of the Australian National University’s Student Safety and Wellbeing Committee, Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales School of Social Sciences and a member of the Monash Safe and Equal @ Work Advisory Board.
Dec 04, 2023 12:28 pm UTC| Life
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