Ms Kris Trott

Company Secretary


Ms. Kris Trott was appointed Company Secretary of both the CTx CRC Ltd and the CTxT Pty Ltd (Trust) in October 2020 and is currently also the Company Secretary for the SmartSat CRC.  Kris has extensive experience in the areas of finance and corporate governance, specifically working with companies in the education, health, and science areas.  Kris was the past CEO of the Queensland Alliance for Mental Health, Acting CEO of the Autism CRC and has been a member of several committees, advisory panels, and Boards, including being the Chair of the Queensland Transition to NDIS for Mental Health and member of the Queensland Transition Advisory Group (Ministerial advisory group).

Her speciality is working with research and educational institutions and has held senior positions with several Cooperative Research Centres and was General Manager of QUT Enterprise Holding. She is the past Chair, Queensland State Council of the Governance Institute of Australia and ran a governance advisory company, Business Governance Solutions.

She holds a degree in Commerce majoring in finance and accounting, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance, a Graduate Diploma in Company Directorship and was a Certified Practicing Accountant.