Kate Kolich, Asst. Governer/General Manager of Information, Data & Analytics, Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Kate is Assistant Governor/General Manager Information, Data, and Analytics at Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua. Kate has had an extensive career in digital, data and technology leadership roles across the public and private sectors. Her experience includes almost 20 years in banking at the Bank of New Zealand where she held a number of data leadership roles including Head of Enterprise Data and Information Services. In her time at BNZ, Kate led many strategic data initiatives and teams across the bank. Prior to joining the RBNZ, Kate led the Evidence, Insights and Innovation team at EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority). Prior to that, she was the Director of Data Systems and Analytics at the Social Wellbeing Agency. Kate is a recognised thought leader on digital and data innovation, and is active in promoting women in STEM through her volunteer work as a Global Women in Data Science Ambassador.