Sue Cato is a Co-Founder of the Minerva Network.

She has worked on business-critical issues and corporate activity for Australian and international corporations and entities for almost three decades.  

With an early career as a political staffer and having co-founded and then sold a corporate affairs company to multi-national interests, Sue established Cato Counsel in 2003 as a corporate communications company providing high-level strategic transaction support and public and corporate affairs advice. She is recognised as one of Australia’s leading issues management experts having managed some of the largest issues confronting corporate Australia. In 2017 her firm expanded into Cato & Clegg, where she is a founding partner.  

Sue is a non-executive director of the listed Future Generation Global Investment Company and the creative precinct of Carriageworks. She is also an advisory board member of Sydney Contemporary and is a member of Chief Executive Women. Sue is a regular panellist on ABC TV’s The Drum. She is also a commentator on business issues for the national media.