Cathy is the CPRC’s Administration Officer/Executive Assistant. She joined UQ in 1994 and the Centre in 1999. Her role and responsibilities encompass all financial, personnel, student and operational administrative functions for the Centre as a whole as well as support to the Centre Director. Cathy also supports the Research Fellows with the preparation of competitive grant applications and with the administration of funded projects. Her previous experience in the educational sector was as a Teacher with NSW TAFE (1982-1986) and an Administration Officer with the NSW Department of School Education (1992-1994). In 2012, Cathy completed a postgraduate certificate in Business Management(Executive Assistance) at Swinburne University.