Jenny has extensive experience in executive leadership and management. Her experience has been gained in various executive roles in a number of large complex domestic and international organisations, in multiple industries, and in both private and public sectors including:
Chief Executive Officer, Research Infrastructure Support Services Limited; Non Executive Director NAPCAN Foundation (National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect); General Manager, People and Performance, Westpac Banking Corporation, Australasia; Deputy Secretary, Commonwealth Departments of Finance, Industry, Science and Resources; Director, Ernst and Young; Executive Director, Price Waterhouse.
Prior to this, Jenny held various senior executive roles in Government and CSIRO, and also undertook University lecturing (ANU, University of Canberra, Macquarie University, University of Technology Sydney), postgraduate studies, teaching and research.
She is advisor to the Swedish Foreign Ministry and the Folke Bernadotte Academy, Sweden, and advisor to the United Nations General Assembly regarding establishment of dialogues for peace.
Jenny holds a Bachelor of Arts (Sciences), a Graduate Diploma in Education, a Graduate Diploma in Science, a Master of Science and a Master of Business Administration.
She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, member of the Advisory Board International Management Institute Doctor of Business Leadership, past secretary of the Australasian Evaluation Society and past Executive Council Member of the Australian Institute of Management Consultants.
As a leader with extensive commercial and government experience, the focus of her career has been on delivering tangible commercial results in challenging, complex and fast-paced environments. These have been achieved through a business performance mindset, coupled with excellent transformational change skills, requiring support of diverse stakeholder groups. She brings a pragmatic focus to the delivery of high-end outcomes and has a deep understanding and experience of the extremely complex issues involved in multi-faceted organisations.
Jenny specialises in moving organisations through difficult times to optimise business performance, inspiring stakeholders to leverage opportunities and to live the organisation’s vision.
Her passion is for building a sustainable future for organisations and individuals