Ms Catherine Parker

Ms Catherine Parker



Catherine Parker in her office



BSc Monash, GradDip Computer Programming / Data Processing Monash, M Public Policy and Management Monash

Head, Strategy and Planning

The Strategy and Planning team assists WEHI to develop and deliver its vision for the future. We work closely with researchers and stakeholders across WEHI to define and implement winning strategies, support scientists in their desired direction and align big ideas that ensure WEHI continues its international standing as a premier research institute.  


As Head of Strategy and Planning, I lead the team and support the organisation in the development and delivery of WEHI’s Strategic Plan and major strategic initiatives.  


Prior to commencing at WEHI I worked in strategic planning and public policy roles in a number of Victorian Government departments including the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Business and Innovation.

Photo of childcare centre building from the front

The Institute has built a 100-place early learning centre for families in our community.