Our Team

Kylie Porter
Executive Director

Kylie is the Executive Director of the Global Compact Network Australia. She is a sustainability expert with over 15 years of experience in corporate affairs, sustainability and strategy roles across a broad range of industries. During her career, Kylie has provided advice on responsible business and corporate responsibility practices to senior management; managed reputation risk for environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues; developed and implemented sustainability and corporate responsibility strategies; and wrote and managed policies across thematic areas such as climate change, human rights, child rights and industries such as mining and metals, oil and gas and forestry. 

Prior to joining the GCNA, Kylie was an Associate Director in the National Australia Bank’s (NAB) Corporate Affairs team for the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry where she held responsibility for engagement with consumer advocacy organisations on their concerns about the financial services sector and advised senior management on opportunities to improve outcomes for customers. Kylie also worked in NAB’s Corporate Responsibility team as the Stakeholder Engagement Manager where she managed NAB’s reputation and engagement on environment, social and governance (ESG) matters and provided strategic advice on sustainability issues, opportunities and risks across the NAB Group. 

Prior to joining NAB, Kylie consulted to the private sector on business and human rights, child rights and national and international sustainability strategies and governance, and worked for Save the Children (Australia) as a senior adviser on ESG risk and responsible business practices. Kylie’s experience includes expatriate work in London (UK), Singapore, Nigeria, Switzerland, France and South Africa where she collaborated with various global organisations in the financial services, mining and oil and gas sectors.  

Kylie holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business (Management) and a Master of Social Science (International Development). Kylie is also a Board Member of the Council for Single Mothers and their Children. 

Corinne Schoch
Senior Adviser
 
Corinne Schoch is the Senior Adviser of the Global Compact Network Australia. She brings with her 10 years’ experience in the climate and development sector and her professional experience includes providing climate change adaptation/mitigation and sustainable development technical support to a diverse set of institutions, communities, and government Departments, with a focus on addressing the risks that climate change poses to key thematic, sectoral, policy and organisational plans, programs and strategies.

Prior to joining the GCNA, Corinne was the Climate Change Advisor in Save the Children’s (Australia) Technical team. She had responsibility for building shared value partnerships across a range of government, academic, non-government organisations and local community stakeholders and developing comprehensive climate change and environmental resources that supported in the delivery of key strategic priorities. She managed complex and multi-donor funded climate change adaptation and resilience programs and supported the organisation’s accreditation process to the Green Climate Fund alongside the design of two multi-million-dollar resilience programs across the Pacific. She has extensive experience with stakeholder management, developing research programs, and designing strategic communication plans across Africa, the Pacific and South and Southeast Asia.  

Before joining Save the Children, Corinne worked at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), where she was responsible for developing the climate change and security research stream, supporting the development of government climate policies across a range of countries, and organising a range of climate change focused communities of practice, workshops and conferences.

Corinne holds a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science (International Security and Global Governance) and recently completed a Corporate Sustainability course with NYU Stern Business School.