Ms Kate Glazebrook
Industry, Innovation and Science Australia board member

State: New South Wales

Current Position: Operating Principal & Head of Impact, Blackbird


Strong entrepreneurial experience and engagement with venture capital in the technological sector and expertise in behavioural economics.

  • Currently Head of Impact and Operating Principal at Blackbird, an innovation focussed investment firm based in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Cofounder, Director and former CEO at Applied, a platform for de-biased recruiting. 
  • Former Principal advisor at the Behavioural Insights Team
  • Former policy officer with the UNESCO, the US Senate Finance Committee and the Australian Department of the Treasury
  • Former board member of Tracksuit Pty Ltd and Blueprint for Better Business


  • Masters in Public Policy, Harvard University
  • Bachelor of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Sydney