Jackie and her team are responsible for a portfolio of grants across early childhood, domestic and family violence and communities. Jackie works directly with organisations funded by the Foundation and brings multiple stakeholders together for mutual benefit.

Before joining the Foundation, Jackie worked in the non-profit sector for almost 20 years, supporting diverse communities to tackle persistent social disadvantage.

Jackie specialises in project management and social enterprise. Her leadership experience extends across fundraising, HR and risk management.

Jackie was founder and CEO at The Social Outfit, and in 2018 the NSW Government’s Green Globe awards recognised her as Sustainability Champion and for her Community Leadership. She is a volunteer with the Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre (WAGEC).

Jackie holds a Master of Philosophy in Gender and Cultural Studies and is an ardent fan of second-hand 1980s Australian fashion.