Kate Beddoe

Governance profile

Chief Sustainability & Risk Officer

Kate is a purpose led and impacts driven business leader.

Kate joined Silver Fern Farms in October 2020 as Chief Sustainability & Risk Officer to bring a strategic approach to sustainability and risk.

Prior to joining Silver Fern Farms Kate has held a number of executive and senior leadership roles including Chief Risk & Sustainability Officer for Vector Ltd, Vice President Risk & Sustainability for the AMCOR global business and Strategic Risk Manager at Toyota Australia. Kate holds a BA/LLB and she practiced commercial law for some years before moving into corporate roles.

Kate brings her unique perspective from working in a range of industries which include professional services, agriculture, manufacturing and utilities, both nationally and internationally. Kate is a faculty member of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership, Business & Sustainability Executive Leadership Program (Melbourne).