Based in Sydney, Katie Lahey is the Managing Director of Australasia for Korn/Ferry International. Prior to joining Korn/Ferry in March 2011, Ms. Lahey was the chief executive of The Business Council of Australia (BCA), an association of the chief executive officers of Australia's 100 largest companies.
Before joining the BCA in 2001, Ms. Lahey was the chief executive of the State Chamber of Commerce (New South Wales) from 1995 to 2001, chief executive of the Sydney City Council from 1992 to 1995, and chairman and chief executive of the Victorian Tourism Commission from 1989 to 1992.
Ms. Lahey is the chairman of Carnival Australia (part of the world's largest cruise company), and on the boards of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, the NSW Export and Investment Advisory Board, and Echo Entertainment.
She is a former director of David Jones, member of the Australia Council Major Performing Arts Board, director of Australia Post, Hills Motorway and the Garvan Research Foundation.
In 2003, Ms. Lahey was awarded a Centenary Medal for her contribution to Australian Society in the area of Business Leadership.
Ms. Lahey earned a master of business administration degree and a bachelor of arts (first class honors) degree from the University of Melbourne, and was awarded the prize for top student in the master of business administration program for her year.
Katie Lahey travels from AustraliaAustralia
- Business and Government
- Business Practice and Management
- Domestic Economy
- Global Economy
- Social Responsibility
- Women in Business
"Nina is sensational."
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