Annette’s previous career was in international development policy and practice, working with the Australian Agency for International Development, non-government organisations and as an independent consultant. This included four years in Timor‑Leste with the Australian aid program and three years working on multilateral environmental governance and financing.
Annette holds a Master of Public Policy from The Australian National University and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of New South Wales. She is a member of the Australian Evaluation Society.
Annette loves to bushwalk, read, go to the theatre and travel. She spent six weeks walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain.