Katherine is the founder and CEO of Brighte, a Sydney-based fintech startup. Its proposition is to lend to households looking to buy big-ticket items like solar panels, batteries, air conditioners, etc. A former Macquarie banker, she launched the business in late 2016. She has shown incredible traction and progress, having recently landed $3.5m in seed funding, including from Mike Cannon-Brookes (Atlassian’s co-CEO).
Best Leadership Book
The complete works of Charles Dickens (in chronological order)
I’m a fiction guy, the last one I read “Stalingrad” recently translated by Vasily Grossman. Before that was actually a non-fiction “Let my people so surfing” Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia. What a great story and a great individual!