Kate is Chief of Protocol at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She previously served as Ambassador to Greece (2018-2019). She has been posted as Counsellor, Paris (2008-2010), Deputy Head of Mission, Colombo (2001-2004) and First Secretary, Athens (1995-1999). She speaks French and Greek.
Kate has previously served as Assistant Secretary, Executive Branch, and in Papua New Guinea and Fiji Branch. Between 2005 and 2007, she was an Adviser in the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
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