Kate O’RourkeASIC Commissioner

    Kate commenced as an ASIC Commissioner for a five-year term on 11 September 2023.

    She has more than 25 years’ experience in law and regulation across financial services, markets, and corporations.

    Kate joined ASIC from Treasury, where she held senior leadership positions with responsibility for data and digital economic reforms, COVID economic policy responses, small business policy and regulatory frameworks governing market conduct.

    Kate previously held senior executive roles at ASIC with responsibility for corporate transactions and governance, and practised in the Sydney and New York offices of the law firm Sullivan and Cromwell.

    She holds Bachelors degrees in Economics (Social Science) and Law from the University of Sydney, a Master of Laws from the New York University School of Law, and an Executive Master of Public Administration from the University of New South Wales.

    Appointment as Commissioner, Treasurer’s media release, 25 August 2023