Kate Harper


Kate is a Partner in the firm's Board Practice.

Kate is a Partner in the Board Practice at Johnson. She joined in early-2021 and has 20 years’ experience in the international board consulting and executive search market, having practiced in London and Sydney.

Prior to search, Kate spent 12 years in Investment Banking following legal study at Sydney University and later Cambridge. Kate provides best practice board services to her clients and invests significant time to understand the required skills, experience and culture fit sought. She has hands on experience of sitting on NFP boards and enjoys contributing at a governance level.

A published author of articles and white papers on the subject, Kate brings a particular interest in innovation and technology and has partaken in two trade missions to Israel and Silicon Valley in the past three years.

Kate holds a BA/LLB from the University of Sydney and an LLM from Cambridge. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a qualified Saville Wave administrator. Kate sits and the Council of St. Andrew’s College, Sydney University and was previously on the Nominations and Assessment Committee of Amnesty International Australia.

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