Catherine Brenner has an economics degree and a law degree from Macquarie University. She also has a Masters of Business Administration from the AGSM @ UNSW Business School.
She practiced as a corporate lawyer until early 1997 when she joined the investment bank, BZW (subsequently ABN AMRO). She worked her way up to a Managing Director of ABN AMRO where she held senior roles in the mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets divisions.
Catherine has been a non-executive director since 2005. She is currently a non executive director of Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, AMP Limited, Boral Limited and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. She is also a trustee of the Sydney Opera House and a member of the Takeovers Panel.