Full Name
Kate Torney OAM
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer
Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation
Speaker Bio
Kate Torney has extensive experience in the Australian media, cultural and philanthropic sectors. Currently the CEO of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation, Torney has previously spent 20 years at the ABC, including six years as News Director, where she led a team of 1,400 reporters and production colleagues across Australia and globally. She also oversaw the major review that led to the ABC’s successful re-orientation towards digital platforms, including the launch of the ABC News channel and the expansion of ABC News online. For six years Torney served as Chief Executive of the State Library of Victoria, overseeing its $88 million redevelopment .
Kate Torney OAM