Kate Ingham was appointed Deputy Director General Advisory Services in October 2020, having held the role of Director Strategic Advisory Services since April 2014.
She has extensive procurement and policy experience across the Western Australian public sector having worked at the State Supply Commission, been a member of the State Tender Review Committee and conducted procurement reviews for the Office of the Auditor General and the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. She started her public sector career as a Graduate Officer with the then Department of Treasury and Finance and is a member of the Finance Alumni Network.
Kate is the proud Chairperson of Finance’s Reconciliation Action Plan Committee and is passionate about elevating performance by focussing on people. She cultivates talent by developing cohesive work environments that empower and unite teams.
In her spare time, Kate is a keen horse enthusiast and competitive rider. She has eventing experience at National level and has coordinated horsing events across Western Australia
Kate has a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics and Finance, and Master of Business Administration, Strategic Procurement from Curtin University and is an Alumni of Leadership WA.