Kate Baker is Global Vice President, Human Resources Executive Advisor at SAP SuccessFactors. She has extensive experience in partnering with Boards & C-Suite Executives on HR Strategy, Executive Assessment & Leadership Development and Strategic Talent Management. Kate has proven success in selling, leading and structuring world-class global human capital & talent consulting programs. She has lived and worked in Australia, London, Singapore and USA.
Currently Vice President, Global Executive HR Advisor Kate partners with Board & C-Suite Clients on their global digital leadership strategy and leading large-scale transformation consulting engagements. Previously as Global Executive Director, Consulting Services at Ernst & Young, Kate lead a global consulting team (100) for Ernst & Young’s Top Global Priority Projects $520m under management to 175,000 employees across 150 countries including transforming EY’s very own Global HR team (6000).Prior to EY, Kate was the Founder & Managing Director at Leadership Transformation Partners (LTP) where she built a multi-million dollar leading boutique Human Capital consulting firm for Top 100 ASX within APAC employing a team 22 consultants. Kate has held roles of Director, Leadership & Partner Development at PWC and held the national role as HR Director for Deloitte. In 2004 she was nominated Deloitte Businesswomen of the Year recognising her achievements as one of Deloitte’s most talented women.
Kate has recently returned from Harvard Business School attending the Women’s Leadership Forum. She commenced her PhD in Women in Executive Leadership in 2016 and she holds a MBA and a Masters in Organisational Psychology, The University of Sydney. She is a talented Public Speaker & Thought Leader, Board Member and an accredited Executive Coach and Professional Mentor. She is a avid traveller, a marathon runner and an advocate for UN Women.