Kate Modic specializes in building relationships with both private and public sector clients who operate across the United States, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Europe. Currently working with some of the leading ASX listed companies, Kate focuses her knowledge of the Asia Pacific region in assisting clients in creating sustainable strategies to navigate challenges such as increased regulation, digitization, and agile global management operations. As temporary Section Chief for Political and Economic Affairs of the U.S. Embassy in Timor-Leste, Kate played a key role in aligning priorities for the 69th United Nations General Assembly. She and her diplomatic team led initiatives to promote the interests of private enterprise, environmental protection, and human rights throughout Timor-Leste. Kate’s research and analysis at both the U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Defense University in Washington, D.C has been internationally published and has influenced management decisions supporting American competitiveness in the global economy.