Kate Russell

Deputy CEO

Kate is the Deputy CEO of Playfair. She specialises in business development and change management, having completed a Graduate Certificate in Change Management at the University of New South Wales and a Business Diploma at Panorama College.

Kate’s role at Playfair is wide and varied. It includes business development, personnel, marketing, organisational strategy and digital development. She brings a range of national and global executive experiences in large multinational organisations to the role, with a particular focus on marketing, technology, innovation and stakeholder engagement. Her unique skill set, entrepreneurial flair and experience bring a high level perspective to the operation of Playfair.

Prior to settling in Playfair’s Melbourne office, Kate worked in Amsterdam, London, India and Sydney, developing her interest in the visa and migration industry. Her energetic approach to launching new processes and motivating leaders and teams ensures that Playfair is constantly striving to achieve ambitious and innovative goals.