Leading owner and operator of tower and rooftop telecommunications sites in Australia, Indara Digital Infrastructure (Indara) has today announced the appointment of Kate Bowman as Executive Director for Legal, Risk, and Compliance.
With more than 20 years of experience practicing corporate law, Kate joins Indara following a successful career as Chief Corporate Services Officer, Chief Legal Officer and Group General Counsel, and Company Secretary of Pacific National, Australia’s largest private rail freight company. Prior to that, she was Senior Legal Counsel for Patrick Corporation (Australian seaport operator), and Asciano (freight logistics company).
In her new role, Bowman will work as part of the Executive Leadership team, providing legal advice and best practice for corporate governance as Indara continues its growth and expansion to meet the demand for fast and reliable digital connectivity.
“Indara is focused on being Australia’s leading digital infrastructure provider and to do that we need to hire the right people to lead the business forward. Kate’s extensive experience in the logistics and infrastructure industry is complementary to Indara’s growth plan and we are thrilled to welcome her to the executive leadership team,” said Cameron Evans, Chief Executive Officer at Indara.
At Indara, Bowman will act as a conduit within the business to deliver best practice frameworks for mitigating risk, managing workplace health and safety, regulatory and compliance programs, and sustainable business practices ensuring Indara meets its ESG obligations and commitments which are all critical to Indara’s business and reputation in market as it continues to grow.
“Telecommunications and connectivity are critical parts of our lives – and this is only becoming more important as the use of data grows. Indara is leading the way as an independent provider of critical infrastructure and has an ambitious growth plan. I’m excited to join the team at such a pivotal time,” said Bowman.
Indara plans to catalyze its growth by strengthening its position as a critical infrastructure player delivering a breadth of digital solutions that keep cities, industries, and communities across Australia connected. Kate’s role is intrinsically tied to Indara’s future growth strategy as embedding best practice future-thinking corporate governance into an organization as it scales is fundamental to facilitating growth.
Kate’s appointment is the latest in a string of recent company milestones shaping the future of the business. Indara recently completed the acquisition of smart street furniture providers, ENE.HUB and HUB, to enable the deployment of small cells and advanced smart city services, further strengthening its vision to be the nation's leading digital connectivity provider.
Indara is owned by AustralianSuper and Singtel.