Annette has more than 25 years experience leading innovative social impact strategy, policies, and programs, holding leadership positions in various organizations such as Learning Creates Australia, The Foundation for Young Australians, the University of Sydney, NSW Attorney General’s Department and the Domestic Violence Advocacy Service.
Annette is passionate about creating positive social change and building stronger, cohesive communities through collaboration and innovation. Young people have always been her primary focus and joy.
Annette is currently the Executive Director of Learning Creates Australia, working to improve recognition at a senior secondary level of a young person’s transferable – or 21st century – skills to improve pathways to further learning and work.
The parent of two – one grown and one growing still – gorgeous young men, Annette lives on Gadigal Land in the inner west of Sydney.