KATHERINE BATES Member
Katherine Bates is a renowned international cyclist who represented Australia at the highest levels of road and track cycling. She now works in broadcasting and maintains a close involvement with the cycling community at the grass-roots and elite levels. Ms Bates has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) by distance. Katherine has sat on a number of boards including Bicycle NSW, Cycling Australia Women’s Commission and the Cycling Australia Athletes Commission.
On her retirement from professional cycling at the end of the 2011 season, Ms Bates turned her passion and knowledge of sport into a new career, and is regularly seen on Australia’s major networks including Channel 7, 9, ABC, SBS and Fox Sports News.
In addition to her broadcasting duties, Katherine is highly sought as a motivational speaker, and executive coach where she applies the lessons and experience of elite sport to facilitate leadership development in the corporate environment.