Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed 25 July 2016
Ms Vidgen began her career as a banking, finance and energy lawyer at Malleson Stephen Jacques and in 1998 started in the Infrastructure advisory team within the Macquarie Group.
During her time at Macquarie, Kate has traversed a number of sectors with a focus on infrastructure, energy and resources.
Kate remains an Executive Director at Macquarie Asset Management and is currently the Head of Industrial Transition and Clean Fuels globally, within the Green Investment Group. This role is focused on developing the strategy and teams to deploy the Macquarie balance sheet across the energy value chain with a specific focus on clean fuels and deep decarbonisation.
Kate also sits on a number of leadership and governance committees within the Green Investment Group and the broader Macquarie Group, including chairing Macquarie Group's Climate Solutions Taskforce.
In June 2021, Kate was appointed to the Board of the Clean Energy Regulator.
Kate is a member of Chief Executive Women and a director of Bond University Limited.