Image: Catherine Livingstone AO, President, Australian Museum Trust
- Carl Bento
- © Australian Museum
Catherine was appointed President of the Australian Museum Trustees when she joined the Trust in January 2012. She has been Chairman of Telstra Corporation (since 2009) and has been a Director of Telstra since 2000.
She is also a Director of WorleyParsons Ltd (since 2007), Saluda Medical Pty Ltd and The George Institute for Global Health and a member of and the advisory board of the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership. Catherine’s former appointments include Chair of both CSIRO (2001-06) and the Australian Business Foundation (2002-05) and Director of Macquarie Group Ltd (2003-13), Rural Press Ltd (2000-03) and Goodman Fielder Ltd (2000-03).
She was Managing Director of Cochlear Ltd (1994-2000) and a member of the NSW Innovation & Productivity Council. Catherine received a number of awards and was the recipient of NSW Distinguished Fellows Award AICD (2011) and the Alumni Award for Distinguished Service (Professional Category) from Macquarie University (2006). She was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2008 for services to the development of science, technology and innovation policies, business and management.