Louise Kattera joined the BBG team in 2013, having returned to Auckland after eight years living and working in the UK. She is an experienced external and internal communications professional who has worked across the FMCG, agricultural, energy and telecommunication sectors.
While in the UK she held a number of communication roles at Centrica (a top 30 FTSE100 company and owner of the UK’s largest energy retailer – British Gas) – including Head of Internal Communications. In this role her remit covered communications to 40,000 employees plus external stakeholders within the oil and gas, nuclear, thermal, wind, trading and energy retail sectors in the UK and other international markets.
Louise has also spent time working at BP and managed the company’s global research and development reputation. Prior to her time abroad Louise worked in Vodafone NZ’s PR and sponsorship team.