An alumni of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government’s Executive Masters of Public Administration, Jacqui also has qualifications in marketing and arts management.
Jacqui began her career as Touring Manager for Country Arts (WA), a role that involved touring performing arts productions both nationally and throughout regional Western Australia
A former Ministerial Adviser for the West Australian Government, Jacqui has also undertaken roles in arts funding, policy and managed a number of government capital works programs at the WA Department of Culture and the Arts.
She was the Deputy Director General of the Department from 2009 until December 2012, when she joined the Tasmanian Government in the position of Deputy Secretary, Culture, Recreation and Sport.
In her current role as Deputy Secretary, Cultural and Tourism Development with the Department for State Growth, Jacqui works across the two sectors to enhance Tasmania’s reputation as a wonderful place to live, visit and invest.
Jacqui’s past board positions have included Western Homebuyer’s Social Housing Fund, Perth Theatre Trust and the Meela Childcare Centre (Chair). She is currently also a board member of Community Based Support.