Kate Lawrence

Climate Program Manager
ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions

Kate joins ICEDS from Deloitte’s Sustainability and Climate Change Team where she supported the development of the methodology for the ongoing National Climate Risk Assessment, and worked closely with federal government clients on their assessment of physical climate risk.

Kate also worked closely with ASX20 diversified mining companies to embed Environmental, Social and Governance policies at an operational level.

Prior to her role at Deloitte, Kate worked for ISS ESG as a controversy analyst, where she investigated corporate breaches of human rights and environmental norms, with a focus on the metals and mining sector.

As part of this work she engaged with ASX300 companies and their investors to better understand ongoing remediation efforts, and wrote several thought leadership pieces on behalf of ISS ESG, focusing on the Australian mining industry and its relationship with cultural heritage law.