Katherine Teh-White is the managing director and founder of Futureye – a firm which provides market research, public policy, public affairs, risk communication, foresight and strategy and change management. Futureye operates in Australia, Asia and Europe and is currently expanding in the Americas. In the past three years, she has also founded WikiCurve – a two-way engagement platform tracking the progress of societal expectations.
She has won a number of awards including the Golden Target award from the Public Relations Institute of Australia (1994), Telstra Business Woman of the Year private sector awardee (2001) and Victorian Women’s Honour Roll (2003). She has been listed in Who’s Who of Australian Women from 2007. She worked actively for a decade to engage Australian companies to sign on to the UN Global Compact, participated in the leaders group with Kofi Annan UN Secretary General at UN Global Compact conference in New York USA (2004) and was provided an opportunity to speak to the leaders group at the 10 year anniversary in New York USA (2010).
Katherine currently sits on the Advisory Board, Masters of Politics and Policy at Deakin University and is a board member of the Castan Centre for Human Rights at Monash University. She has been a director on a series of boards including periods as chairman of an Academic Advisory Board
for International Studies, environmental purchasing, independent private school, leadership school centre and women’s enterprise development.