Jacqui is highly regarded as a natural strategist with extensive networks in both the corporate and community spheres. Her personal approach and proven pedigree for driving change has transformed organisations and workforce culture through innovative solutions in complex business scenarios.
She has worked across the full spectrum of the public, private and not-for-profit sectors in challenging senior leadership roles. Here ability to liaise effectively with stakeholders at all levels has enabled her to drive performance, promote fiscal sustainability and communicate a shared vision for the future.
Jacqui has extensive experience in corporate and commercial strategy, leadership of large diverse workforces, change management, financial and investment management, corporation budgeting, operations, project management, asset management, continuous improvement and complex stakeholder management.
She was Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT), a state government agency responsible for providing cemetery and crematoria services across Melbourne’s north, west and east. The role also involved the management of 650 hectares of parkland and an annual operating budget and an investment portfolio exceeding $320 million.
Her local government roles included Director Community Development at the City of Boroondara and General Manager Corporate and Community Services at Benalla Rural City Council and Brimbank City Council.