Katherine Henry

Katherine is passionate about helping organizations adapt to rapidly changing environments in which competitive advantage hinges on workforce agility, impactful culture and outstanding leaders. She is a systems thinker who seeks to ensure that culture and talent strategies are aligned and enable her client's strategic aspirations.

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Katherine Henry specializes in advising clients on large-scale transformation across industries. Based in Melbourne, Katherine leads the Human Resources Officers Practice in Australia for Russell Reynolds Associates. She leverages a deep background in strategic frameworks and organization psychology to identify, assess, recruit and develop top executive talent. Katherine has a passion for attracting, developing and advising outstanding leaders who are equipped to support organizations in which competitive advantage hinges on workforce agility and high-performance cultures.

Katherine previously served as the Executive General Manager for People and Transformation at the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). She was responsible for developing company culture and human resources strategy. She also served as the Chief Human Resources Officer for Bellamy’s Organic and UXC, two companies listed on the ASX. She began her career with PwC in Human Capital and Transformation Consulting.

"I believe that great organisational culture is mindfully crafted and brought to life through the quality of our leaders, it is shaped by our values and beliefs and integral to how we assess and develop talent at all levels as a key strategic enabler, and should not be left to chance."

Katherine holds a BA in social sciences: human resource management, psychology and English literature from Monash University School of Psychology and a graduate diploma in career development from the School of Psychology at Deakin University.
Katherine is an accredited in coaching and is a qualified Counselor and Organizational Careers Practitioner.
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Areas of Expertise

Board Director and Chair Search Board of Directors CEO Succession Chief Executive Officers Culture Analytics Development and Transition Executive Search Financial Services Human Resources Retail and Luxury

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