Kate Carruthers

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Engineering
University of New South Wales
Chief Data and Insights Officer
University of New South Wales

Sydney, NSW

Contact me for

  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


Kate Carruthers is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, is the Head of Business Intelligence for the UNSW AI Institute and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering. She has completed postgraduate studies in business, terrorism and security, and tertiary education. Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT across the finance sector, and in marketing, with expertise in data and digital. She is currently working at the intersection of data analytics, AI, ML, privacy, data protection, cyber and information security.. She is co-founder of several startups and currently advises a number of startups.

She is a passionate supporter of women in technology and women in engineering initiatives.  

Kate identifies as neurodiverse.