Prior to joining Nous, she worked in the international development sector as an official with the Australian Agency for International Development and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and as a consultant and volunteer. She represented Australia in multilateral climate change and environment negotiations. During her time as a diplomat in Timor-Leste, Annette worked with government, private sector and not-for-profit stakeholders to design, deliver and evaluate programs that responded to pressing economic and social issues. As a consultant she assessed complex operating environments and evaluated programs to improve policy and practice.
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.
Annette loves to explore and write about new places. In 2014 she spent six weeks walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain.