Kate Lundy was the ACT Defence Industry Advocate from 2016 – 2018, and assisted the ACT Government to establish the Defence Industry Advisory Board and the program of work under the Defence Industry Strategy.

Following the success of this work, Kate has been appointed to the Defence Industry Advisory Board as a Defence Ambassador, to continue to work with defence businesses, government and our education institutions to promote the exceptional capabilities of defence companies in the Canberra Region to assist to further grow and diversify the Canberra region economy.

Ms Lundy was a Federal Senator for the ACT for 20 years, holding a number of portfolios relating to technology, innovation, sport and multicultural affairs before retiring in 2015. Since 2015, Ms Lundy has been appointed to the boards of the  National Roads and Motoring Association (NRMA), The Australian Grand Prix Corporation, the Australian Sports Technology Network and the Australian Cyber Security Research Institute.