Catherine Livingstone AO is the Chancellor of UTS and is a highly respected company director with extensive business and finance experience across a broad range of industries and organisations.
In addition to being Chancellor, Catherine is currently Chairman, Commonwealth Bank of Australia; a member of the Federal Government’s Industry Growth Centres Advisory Committee, President of the Australian Museum Trust; Director of WorleyParsons Ltd and a Director of Saluda Medical Pty Ltd. Catherine was the former Chairman of Telstra Corporation Limited and of the CSIRO, and former President of the Business Council of Australia and of Chief Executive Women.
In 2008, Catherine was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for service to the development of Australian science, technology and innovation policies, to the business sector through leadership and management roles and as a contributor to professional organisations.
Catherine holds a BA (Hons) in Accounting from Macquarie University and has been awarded honorary doctorates from Macquarie University, Murdoch University, the University of Sydney, Wollongong University and the University of Technology Sydney. Catherine is also a Chartered Accountant.