Catherine is passionate about supporting the ThinkPlace New Zealand team, so that they can focus on the amazing work they do. She respects our leadership team’s commitment to demonstrating a high level of integrity and empathy both internally and externally. Catherine worked with our partners, Jim and Leslie, in a previous organisation and was delighted when the opportunity arose to work with them again.
Making everyone’s working day a little bit more tranquil and hassle-free is Catherine’s speciality. Her juggling skills help bring all those things together that make the studio run smoothly. She is great at connecting with people and getting connections made for others.
Catherine joined ThinkPlace after 10 years in the public sector. Before joining ThinkPlace she was an Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive of a large public sector organisation.
Prior to working in the public sector Catherine spent a number of years working for a media organisation in a variety of administration roles across divisions in Auckland and Wellington. Highlights included assisting the editors of two metropolitan daily newspapers, working as Administration Manager for INL Magazines and time as Executive Assistant to the INL Company Secretary/Chief Legal Counsel.
Catherine is a member of PACE, Professional Assistants to Chief Executives. PACE provides networking and professional development opportunities for the lead EA/PA in businesses and organisations.