Kate Jorgensen

Independent Director

About Kate

Kate joined Suncorp’s New Zealand Boards (Vero New Zealand Insurance Limited, Vero Liability Insurance Limited and Asteron Life Limited) in September 2022.

Kate brings a wealth of experience in strategic, financial, and audit matters, with several senior leadership positions held in NZ's telecommunications, infrastructure, and construction industries. Her focus on governance, risk management and sustainability has earned her the respect of stakeholders.

Kate also serves on the boards of Chorus and Kiwibank.  She has held senior positions as CFO of Vodafone NZ, KiwiRail, and Fletcher Building's infrastructure division. Kate is an impact coach with the Springboard Trust and was a member of the Sustainable Business Council Advisory Board.

She holds a Masters in Technological Futures and a Bachelor of Business, is a Chartered Accountant of Australia and New Zealand, and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.