Vanessa is an experienced business professional with more than 25 years of strategic and hands-on involvement across a range of industries. Over the past decade she has held senior management roles with two Perth-based not-for-profit organisations as well as an advisory Board position for a philanthropic organisation.
With almost 10 years at the Australian Institute of Management WA, she was responsible for a range of portfolios including working closely with major miners to develop their people during critical labour-shortage phases. In her membership positions Vanessa combined a strong background in marketing, organisational development, relationship management and consulting experience, to ensure continued growth was captured for her organisation whilst simultaneously ensuring significant member value creation. She is a communications professional with experience managing media and events, as well as being successful in securing a broad range of tender and project work.
Vanessa holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia as well as an Advanced Diploma of Management & Diploma of Marketing.