Kate joined the NSSQA Team in April 2006 to assist with the implementation of various programs and to further develop quality assurance programs across different disciplines in Sport Science. Since 2006 Kate has managed the daily activities of the Exercise Physiology Laboratory and Strength and Conditioning Facilities accreditation programs, conducting more than thirty eight accreditation visits to applicant laboratories and facilities.
Kate was previously employed as a Sport Scientist / Quality Assurance Officer at the ACT Academy of Sport for over five years. During her time at ACTAS, Kate was responsible for developing and managing a project that involved the implementation of quality assurance practices within the Sport Science Department which culminated in ACTAS receiving NSSQA accreditation as an Elite Athlete Testing Centre for the first time. In 2004 Kate also managed the project to prepare the ACTAS Strength & Conditioning Department for NSSQA accreditation. This project also involved the development and implementation of quality assurance practices within the Strength & Conditioning Department, helping them achieve NSSQA Facilities Accreditation in 2005.
Kate has an extensive background working as a physiologist in the Corporate Health industry, consulting to companies such as FitSense Australia, National Mutual Health Management and Wesley Corporate Health. She also worked as a Sleep Scientist for two years at the Princess Alexandra Hospital In Brisbane.