“I’m delighted to be a trustee of Pure Advantage,” she says. “Our beautiful country has so many natural advantages and it’s vital that we protect, enhance and use them sustainably for the greater good. Pure Advantage strives to deliver economic strength for New Zealand in everything from AgriTech, to biodiversity and renewable energy. It’s our chance to get New Zealand on the world stage as a leader in sustainability.”
Katherine Corich qualified as a commercial pilot before turning her considerable energy and intellect to becoming an expert in business transformation. Sysdoc Group, the New Zealand-based international business consultancy she founded 30 years ago, now has offices in four countries and a client list that includes the likes of Jaguar Land Rover, National Australia Bank and the Vodafone Group. An Associate Fellow of the University of Oxford – Saïd Business School, with an MA in Linguistics, she has recently been inducted into the NZ Hi-Tech Hall of Fame, was 2015 UK New Zealander of the Year, and has twice won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, among other accolades, while Sysdoc has been recognised for both its carbon reduction efforts and family-friendly workplace policies.