Katrina Sharman is the former Corporate Counsel of Voiceless, having led the organisation’s legal arm for six years. She is an experienced commercial, corporate and non-profit lawyer who previously worked as a Senior Associate in Minter Ellison’s Dispute Resolution Group.
Katrina is a graduate of both the University of New South Wales and Harvard Law School where she recently received her Masters of Law. She has represented the interests of animals on State and Federal Government committees and was also Chair of NSW Young Lawyers Animal Rights Committee, the first committee of lawyers to focus on animal law issues in Australia. She is a member of the steering committee of Counsel for Animals International and has written and lectured extensively on the area of animal law both in Australia and in the USA. In 2009, while still at Voiceless, she was included in Australasian Legal Business Magazine’s showcase of top 20 in-house lawyers.
Katrina currently works for ZestFinance in Los Angeles, USA and has been a Voiceless Director since 2010.