Jacqui has worked in a range of healthcare settings; including hospitals, such as The Royal Melbourne hospital; community health; and not-for-profit organisations, including the Royal Flying Doctor Service and National Stroke Foundation. Most recently she held a leadership role based at a Primary Health Network, supporting a collaborative partnership across four organisations in the acute, primary and community care settings.
Jacqui is a Prince2 practitioner and has undertaken additional study in evaluation and engagement.She holds a Master of Public Health and Bachelors of Commerce and Arts from Deakin University. She completed a one-year research fellowship at The University of Melbourne and is currently completing a Master of Urban Planning at that university. Jacqui also sits on the board of a community music-based organisation.
Jacqui spends her spare time learning musical instruments and plays an active role in building a supportive musical community. Other passions include bushwalking, travelling, gardening and reading.