Jessie has been influential in key reforms to tertiary education and innovation; including major program reviews, extensive stakeholder consultations and negotiations, as well as development of strategic policy and funding arrangements. She has led numerous operational reviews of people and development, risk, audit and governance in various university departments.
Jessie holds a Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) from ANU. She was previously a director on the Fulbright Commission, as well as senior official committees in higher education and skills. She was also deputy chair of the Audit Committee in the Department of Industry and Innovation and the Australian Department of Education.
Jessie can be found in the garden, in the kitchen or on the sofa with a good detective novel or political biography.