Chief Financial Officer

Kate Koch is the Chief Financial Officer.

Kate Koch was appointed Chief Financial Officer in October 2017. She joined RMIT from Tesco plc in the UK, where she was responsible for all aspects of finance as well as procurement, transaction services and leading large-scale transformation efforts. Prior to this, she spent 17 years with Pearson Plc where she held CFO and senior finance roles across publishing, news and education organisations, including CFO of the Asia-Pacific business.

Kate earlier worked at Qantas Airways and Deloitte in Sydney. She is passionate about education, having served as Deputy Chair of Governors at a London school, and has a strong interest in leading efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 


  • Financial Services
  • Internal Audit, Compliance, Risk & Regulation
  • Analytics & Insights
  • University Secretary
  • Legal Services


Christopher Moodie
Executive Assistant
Building 105, Level 10
City Campus
+61 3 9925 0694

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