Kendra has 10 years of experience in public policy, with particular expertise in human services, health and education. She has worked in federal and state governments and is skilled at operating in complex policy environments and working collaboratively with clients and stakeholders.
Kendra previously worked for the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services on human services system reform. Prior to that, she worked for the Australian Department of Social Services for seven years, where she contributed to the development and implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and co-drafted a National Quality and Safeguarding Framework. She also acted as Senior Policy Adviser to the Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers.
Kendra holds a Master of Arts (European politics and culture) from the University of Strasbourg and Uppsala University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the Australian National University.
Kendra loves travel, hiking, cycling, kayaking and any outdoor adventures. She also loves exploring Melbourne great cafes and restaurants.