• Catherine Bell
Catherine Bell, Senior Manager, Global Sustainability

Catherine Bell

Senior Manager, Global Sustainability


Catherine is currently leading BDO’s global sustainability programme that supports the development and management of infrastructure put in place for BDO's global sustainability practice, in addition to supporting sustainability adoption and integration across 167 BDO firms.

Catherine supports BDO firms build a portfolio of sustainability services, advises on ESG technology and tools, industry best practices and learning and development in order to help scale and build capacity to service and support BDO clients globally. In addition, she supports BDO’s Global Leadership Team on a number of sustainability initiatives and programmes.

With decades of professional services experience in economics, research and finance Catherine has worked with many leading global brands such as the The Economist, IDC, Mercer and The National Australia Bank. In addition, she has also held government positions with Australia's DFAT in Copenhagen and Sweden, AUSAID in Thailand on secondment to Thailand's Ministry of Finance, Tax Policy & Planning Department and in Canberra at Parliament House.

Catherine has a degree in Applied Economics and a Masters in Asian Societies.