Kate Perumal joined Lendlease in 2005 and has worked in a number of senior legal positions across the business. She was appointed General Counsel, Construction Australia in 2014 and leads a large team focused on Lendlease’s social and economic infrastructure and building pipeline.
Kate has extensive experience in the construction and engineering industry, spanning more than 20 years. She is skilled at managing legal and enterprise risk issues and is focused on the increasingly complex environment within which Lendlease operates including heightened regulation, stakeholder requirements, resource scarcity and market trends regarding risk transfer.
Kate is working to introduce design thinking principles to the legal teams, to facilitate innovative thinking and improved legal delivery and risk outcomes.
Kate sits on a number of subsidiary boards and committees within the Lendlease Group.