Cath Godfrey to Chair the Women’s Education Leaders Syndicate

EduGrowth has appointed Catherine Godfrey as Chair of the Women’s Education Leaders Syndicate.

Catherine is an executive with decades of experience in the education sector and held executive positions, including Managing Director of McGraw-Hill Education in Australia and New Zealand, and Regional Director of Wolters Kluwer Health, Professional Education Division for ANZ/SEA. More recently, Catherine has been a strategic consultant, advisor, Board Director and interim executive.  Catherine is also a Non-Executive Director at Copyright and has served on the board of the Australian Publishers Association.

David Linke, Managing Director of EduGrowth said Catherine’s experience as a female leader within the EdTech sector made her the perfect fit for the role of Chair.


“Cath is an esteemed leader whom I’ve had the pleasure of knowing for many years. It was a natural choice to appoint her as the inaugural Chair of the Women’s Education Leaders Syndicate. On behalf of the team at EduGrowth, we are excited to see Cath bring to life this amazing program to connect NSW education leaders.”

Catherine also added the following.


“It’s a privilege to be the inaugural Chair of the Women’s Education Leaders Syndicate and use my voice to support an amazing group for women as they build out their EdTech businesses. I’m looking forward to meeting all of the extremely talented women EdTech leaders who have committed to being a participant in the Syndicate over the coming months.”

About the Women’s Education Leaders Syndicate.

In partnership with Investment NSW EduGrowth launched the Syndicate in late 2023. The Syndicate was created to foster a space where women in Sydney’s EdTech ecosystem can professionally connect and support one another.

Members will meet four times yearly and be joined by guest presenters such as Rita Ferrandino, Sue Turk, Sandra Heldsinger and Rachel Bentvelzen.

If you’re a NSW-based female EdTech professional and interested in becoming a Syndicate member, please email [email protected] for more information.