For over 21 years, Kate has worked with the leaders of professional hair care and has directed hair for major fashion shows, commissioning the right teams to bring them to life.
In 2014, Kate traveled across North America and Europe presenting at shows and workshops to audiences sized over 1500 people, and worked on the development and preparation of COLOR.ME by KEVIN.MURPHY’s launch in North America, which has been a tremendous success. Since then, Kate has worked alongside Kevin Murphy to direct colour on editorial shoots as well as the three COLOR.ME campaign shoots on-location in Prague.
Kate began her training in Adelaide, Australia, and continued in salons for six years before excelling as a Colour Technician for Wella, Education Manager for Sebastian, and Australia and New Zealand Creative Director for P&G Professional Hair Division. In 2014, she relocated to North America with Kevin Murphy as the Education Director to execute the launch of COLOR.ME by KEVIN MURPHY. During her time as Creative Director at Wella and Sebastian Professional in Australia and New Zealand, Kate served as the lead advisor for Trend Vision, mentoring the team for international competitions in Milan, Paris, New York, Barcelona and Madrid.
An editorial regular in premium fashion titles such as Marie Claire, Vogue, New Beauty, InStyle, Creem Mag, Estetica, Beauty Launchpad, Shop Til You Drop, Women’s Health, New Beauty, Madison, The Colorist, Salon Magazine and many more, Kate has also been recognised with countless awards including P&G Global Educator of the Year, and was placed on the Global Influence Future Team.
Since 2016, Kate has lead the team as the COLOR.ME International Design Director. In 2017, Kate was named a finalist at the Australian Hair Fashion Awards for the “Excellence in Education” division. A natural leader and mentor, Kate has worked with international icons and continues to remain at the forefront of hair innovation and creation.