Kate leads the legal and business affairs function for production house Hoodlum, as well as acting as Group company secretary. In this role she has overseen the financing, production, broadcast and distribution of more than 40 hours of broadcast television in Australia for ABC and Network 10 and internationally for Netflix, Disney and NBCU/Sky Studios. Kate also oversees LBA on Hoodlum’s rich development slate and is currently working on the feature film No Friend But The Mountains based on the novel by Behrouz Boochani, the anthology television series Shakespeare Now in co-production with Margo Robbie’s Lucky Chap Productions, high concept television series Who’s Afraid for Stan, along with a host of other exciting but yet to be announced projects. Kate has worked as an IP & media lawyer for more than 17 years and before joining hoodlum was chief legal officer for global games success story Halfbrick Studios. Kate is also a board member for Trade and Investment Queensland, which is the international export and investment arm of the Queensland Government.