Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
Katie Cook is an experienced project manager, advisor and engineer in the energy industry.
Katie is currently a Director of Renewable Hydrogen, in the Energy Transition Strategies Division at the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation. Her responsibilities include coordination and managing the implementation of the Western Australian Renewable Hydrogen Strategy, supporting the State Government’s commitment to transition towards renewable energy sources.
Prior to joining the government, Katie worked around the globe with Arup, a multinational consulting firm, for over 12 years. She was the Australasian Energy Skills Manager, responsible for skills management, research and learning. She has worked on large multidisciplinary projects involving numerous client and contractor interfaces such as Optus Stadium, Gladstone Liquified Natural Gas Jetty, Gravitas Offshore Wind Ltd and Malampaya Phase 3 Depletion Compression Platform and has worked closely with multiple parties to achieve innovative, efficient solutions while minimising project risk and achieving deadlines.
Katie holds Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Commerce and a Postgraduate Award in Energy Futures and Transitions.