Professor Kate Auty

Professor Kate Auty

Professor Kate Auty

Professor Kate Auty is the ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment and a Professorial Fellow with the University of Melbourne.

Other recent roles included Vice Chancellor’s Fellow (University of Melbourne), Victorian Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability (2009-2014), Chair of the Ministerial Reference Council on Climate Change Adaptation (Victoria 2008-2010), member of the Victorian Premier’s Climate Change Advisory Council (2009-2010), and a City of Melbourne Climate Change Ambassador developing the Future Melbourne Plan 2026 (2015).

She was previously a member of the advisory board of AURIN, and chair of the advisory board of NeCTAR, and she continues as a member of the advisory board of the ACSEES (MDBA).

Kate was a director on the Board of the AWiA Ltd in 2017 and she continues on the boards of MSRF Ltd and The Rescope Project Ltd. She chairs the North East Water Community Energy Advisory Board and the Board of the Banksia Foundation Ltd. In early 2018 Kate agreed to be co-opted to the board of Sustainable Business Australia.