Before joining Nous in 2010 Tanya was deputy chief executive in South Australia’s Department of Premier and Cabinet. She started her career was in the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, during which time she had postings in London and Washington, DC, advocating Australia’s interests in security and trade policy and advising on political developments. Tanya is particularly proud of her role in securing passage of the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement and the E-3 visa.
Tanya holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from The Australian National University and is a fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (Victoria). She is a former member of the South Australian Social Inclusion Board and former director on the board of the Australian America Association.
Tanya enjoys learning French, watching her son achieve his dream of being a world-class ballet dancer and engaging in conversations with spouse Tim Dunlop about the future of work.