Driven, focused and resilient commercial leader with over 12 years’ experience in senior leadership roles delivering marketing, communications and consumer experience strategies for business growth. Proven experience in internal and external communications planning and execution, stakeholder engagement, media liaison and community development in both local Government and private enterprise. A change leader, has proven capacity to influence and manage change with demonstrated success improving operational processes and implementing strategies for talent management and workforce planning. Builds strategic relationships characterised by a high level of cooperation and mutual respect, acts with integrity while influencing others to act in support of ideas. Proven experience working as part of a cross- functional senior leadership team and a cultural custodian of business excellence to facilitate the future direction of organisations. Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships to maximise the achievement of business goals.
Kirsten holds a Bachelor of Business with a double major in Marketing & Human Resource Management and is currently undertaking a Masters Degree in Business Psychology.