Kathy Bail is the CEO of UNSW Press Ltd, a university-owned company based in Sydney, Australia. The distribution division NewSouth Books represents publishers from Australia, the UK, USA and Canada. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Publishers Association and the Australian Publishers Association. She chairs a Sustainability Working Group for the APA, which developed a Greener Publishing Guide in 2022. She is a member of the Library Council of NSW.