Business Owner, Flow Smart Pty Ltd
Cate Yates is the joint founder of Flow Smart Pty Ltd. The company started in 2005 in Griffith and operates turn key engineering and irrigation projects throughout NSW and VIC. During the day, her work involves decisions based on business management and operational tasks.
Cate studied a Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law) at the University of Melbourne before taking a position with KPMG working in both Melbourne and Adelaide offices. During this time, Cate qualified as a Chartered Accountant and is a current member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Currently she is undertaking a Masters of Agribusiness with the University of Melbourne whilst running around after her three children aged 8, 7 and 4. Cate believes firmly in the importance of hard work and passion whilst she enjoys supporting community spirit and is keen to see her business as an ‘employer of choice’.