Cathy Robinson, CEO

By Observership
Posted on 03 Jul 2020

Cathy has over twenty years’ experience as a senior and chief executive and boardmember. Cathy has also worked as a consultant supporting clients in the arts and creative industries, tourism, international aid and development and communications. Cathy worked with the Australian Institute of Company Directors(AICD) as director of its Top200 initiative, where she developed and implemented a program of engagement with directors of Top 200 ASX-listed companies and designed, developed and tested a concept for a professional development program for senior company directors. At the City of Sydney, Cathy held a range of executive management responsibilities including for Sydney New Year’s Eve, Public Affairs, Cultural Programs, the City’s Marketing and Retail Strategies and Community Relations. Cathy was Chief Executive of the Australian Film Commission (AFC),where she served in an advisory capacity to government and the film industry. Cathy has been a member of a number of not-for-profit boards including the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP), Sydney Film Festival, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Australian Film Commission, Communications Law Centre, the Adelaide Festival Fringe and the NSW State Council and the Strategy and Planning Boardsub-committee of Save the Children Australia