Katrina joined the Australia-Indonesia Centre at the end of 2014 to assist with the management of research programs and projects. Katrina completed a double degree in Commerce and Asia-Pacific Studies at the Australian National University in 2014.
While at University she studied Indonesian and undertook in-country study at Universitas Satya Wacana in Salatiga, as well as the University of Texas in Austin. During this time she also worked as a finance officer at the Department of Health.
At the start of 2015 she undertook an internship at the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) in Jakarta where she assisted the business service desk with their business matching portfolio.
Katrina departed the Centre in February 2017.