I am the Secretary of UnionsACT, the peak organisation for the unions representing over 33,000 members in the Australian Capital Territory.
I am a campaigns, marketing and policy professional with strong experience across the union and non-profit sectors. I have delivered successful marketing and fundraising campaigns and in 2012 worked with the Obama for America campaign in Massachusetts. My experience is complemented by leadership roles in community and political organisations with a focus on climate change policy action.
A published author, I have lectured at Victoria University on public relations and media management, and guest lectured at US institutions. I have worked for a major law firm and was campaigns director with the leading environmental organisation in Victoria. I am a Climate Reality Project Presenter and was personally trained by the Hon. Al Gore in 2009. From 2008-12 I was National Secretary of LEAN. I am a board member Greenpeace Australia-Pacific and was a director of The Wilderness Society (Victoria) from 2012-14.