30 July 2019

Bears announce addition to Board of Directors

The North Sydney Rugby League Football Club is proud to announce Catherine Osborne as the latest addition to the Board of Directors.

Catherine is currently a consultant to Meridian Lawyers. Prior to that Catherine was a Partner in leading Australian insurance law firms for 18 years. Catherine has held board appointments in the financial services, arts and education sectors. She currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Sydney School of Law at University of Notre Dame, Sydney.

North Sydney Rugby League Football Club Chairman, Perry Lopez, spoke of the decision to appoint Catherine, “We are excited to have Catherine join our Board of Directors. I know she is going to provide great value to the Club. We completed a lengthy process to fill this seat on the Board and we are confident we have made the right decision.”

Catherine talked about her excitement to join the Board, “As a long time Bears fan I am extremely proud to be on the Board of Directors. I am looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the Club.”

Catherine has been recognised nationally and internationally as a leading insurance lawyer. In 2015 Australasian Lawyer named Catherine as a community champion for her commitment to pro bono and corporate social responsibility work and identified Catherine as one of Australia’s top 50 women to watch. Catherine was also a finalist for the 2015 Australian Lawyers’ Women in Law Award of Mentor of the Year.

The North Sydney Bears congratulate Catherine Osborne on her appointment and welcome her to the Bears family.