Jessica has a broad background with experience in many fields including science, education, communications, media, business development, strategic planning and management.

Jessica has managed and delivered numerous training and education initiatives internationally and across Australia in a variety of formats to diverse audiences. Working across government, university, not-for-profit and industry sectors for institutions including the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), University of NSW, University of Queensland and the Queensland Resources Council, she has gained extensive experience and expertise.

Recently, she was Centre Manager for the Australian Research Council Training Centre for Biopharmaceutical Innovation and Manager of the National Biologics Training Program.

Jessica holds a Bachelor of Biomolecular Science from Griffith University, Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) from Queensland University of Technology and Master of Science Communication (Outreach) from Australian National University.