SELECTED EXPERIENCE

Secretary - UnionsACT

2014 to present

Chief executive and elected secretary of UnionsACT, the peak union council representing over 33,000 working people in the Canberra Region.

Campaigns Director - Environment Victoria

2014

Responsible for Environment Victoria’s high impact 2014 election campaign.

National Union Services Manager - Slater & Gordon

2012-2014

National responsibility for developing strategy for, and coordinating, Slater & Gordon’s union relationships and marketing programs for over 100 union clients.

Organising Fellow - Obama for America

2012

Based in Boston Massachusetts, led several teams of volunteer campaigners, with a focus on supporting the swing state of New Hampshire.

Marketing & Development Manager - Inclusion Melbourne

2012

Led fundraising and marketing for Victoria’s oldest disability charity, supporting people with intellectual disabilities.

Campaigns Coordinator - NTEU Vic

2008-2012

Communications and campaigns coordinator at the National Tertiary Education Union – Victorian Division.

Organiser - LHMU Victoria

2006-2008

Organiser with responsibility for a range of industries including security and cleaning.


SELECTED EDUCATION

The University Melbourne

Masters of Public Policy and Management

Focusing in climate change economics.

Melbourne Business School

Graduate Certificate of Management

Leadership and strategy focus.

The University Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Honours in history: Late Antiquity.


SELECTED BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

I have contributed to a large variety of boards, committees and councils. Below is a selected list.

ACT Work Safety Council

2014-current

Ministerial advisory council, with responsibility of Work Health and Safety Act, workers compensation, and dangerous goods, amongst others.

ACT Reconciliation Day Council

2018-current

Ministerial advisory council for the newly created Reconciliation Day.

Greenpeace Australia-Pacific

2013-2016

One of Australia’s largest environmental charities.

The Wilderness Society

2012-2014

One of Australia’s largest environmental charities.