Kathy was Director of Cancer Programs at Cancer Council NSW, focussing on prevention, information and support for people affected by cancer, and advocacy. Key programs include: Tackling Tobacco, the SunSmart Program, Eat It To Beat It, 13 11 20 Information and Support, the Understanding Cancer booklet series, the Financial Assistance Program, the ProBono Program and the CanAct community of advocates.
Kathy has worked at Cancer Council from 2002-2017 and grew the organisation's focus on nutrition and cancer prevention both in NSW and nationally. Kathy is the chair of Cancer Council Australia's Nutrition and Physical Activity.
Kathy is an accredited practising dietitian with a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and more than 20 years experience working in public health and clinical settings.