Australia’s leading advocate for design innovation in business, Catherine Livingstone AO has held influential positions in major Australian corporations and institutions including the CSIRO, Macquarie Bank, and the NSW Government Innovation and Productivity Council.

Currently chair of Telstra Corporation Limited and president of the Business Council of Australia, she is also a director of WorleyParsons Limited, the George Institute for Global Health and Saluda Medical Pty Ltd, and is also the president of the Australian Museum Trust. After starting her career at Price Waterhouse, Livingstone went on to spend nearly 20 years in the field of implantable medical devices, including six years as CEO of Cochlear Limited.

Image: Catherine Livingstone AO, 2015. Courtesy of Good Design Australia