Meet Our Boards
Patron, Founder and Ambassador
Tradeswomen Australia Board Members
Kit McMahon is a C-Suite executive with 20 years’ leadership experience and an in depth capacity for strategic planning and execution. Significant working knowledge of workforce development, workforce planning, skills (policy and practice), capacity and capability building at industry, organisation, individual, and community level.
Ruth Palmer is a well-known business leader in the Northern Territory. With a Masters of Business Administration and over seven years of experience as Executive Director of the Property Council of Australia, she has become an adept and strategic leader in membership-based organisations. She previously served as a Shadow Policy Adviser for Women’s Policy in her previous political career.
Kate operates her own business development and tender consulting service, supporting her clients to tender for and deliver major projects. Kate’s skills in this field are supported by a Bachelor of Civil and Environment Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management.
Tradeswomen Australia Community Foundation Board Members
Charmaine has been a Partner at PwC for 12 years and currently leads PwC’s Enterprise Digital business. This is where industry and subject matter expertise is combined with leading coding capability, delivering custom machine learning, robotics and platform solutions to automate data normalisation, calculations, visualisations and outputs.
Radmila Desic AM migrated to Australia at the age of seven after an earthquake destroyed her family home in Bar in the former Yugoslavia. Radmila began her career as an apprentice Carpenter Joiner in 1992. In 2010 Radmila received the 1st Place Gold Winner of the inaugural 2010 Centre for Leadership for Women’s National Advancement of Women in the Workplace Award (AWWA) for developing and implementing a state-wide strategy for Women in Construction.