Janine Kirk AM
In January 2013 Janine Kirk AM commenced as the Chief Executive of The Prince’s Trust Australia (P.T.A.). Prior to her appointment Janine was a Partner at E.Y. where she was responsible for establishing and leading the Victorian Government & Public Sector practice for the firm. She was also Oceania Leader Community; and a Director of the E.Y. Foundation. Previously Janine was the Chief Executive of the Committee for Melbourne. Janine has also held numerous board positions across a broad range of community, business and government organisations. In 2016, Janine was awarded a Deakin University Distinguished Fellows Award for her contribution to business, education and community and in 2012 was appointed a Monash Vice Chancellor Professorial Fellow. She was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Law from Monash University in 2007; is a recipient of The Centenary Medal; is a British Chevening Scholarship winner; a VESKI Fellow and has been awarded Life Membership of Berry Street Victoria; the Committee for Melbourne and The BioMelbourne Network for her contribution to those organisations. Janine was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2006 for her service to the city of Melbourne through “contributions to the identification, design and facilitation of projects to enhance the business, tourism, cultural and intellectual standing of the city, and to child welfare organisations”.
Jasmine Cooper Sutton
Jasmine specialises in public affairs, community engagement, major events and project management for government and not for profit sectors, with experience at the U.S. Embassy Australia and as organizer of the 2017 TEDXFulbrightMelbourne. She holds a Masters with Honours in International Relations from the University of Edinburgh, and a Masters in International and Public Law from the University of Melbourne.
Project Executive - Marketing and Communications
Jenny is a marketing and communications specialist with a background in advertising, PR and events. She holds a Business and Event Management degree from the University of Hertfordshire and spent a couple years managing publicity and coordinating live events in the UK. Back in Australia she worked on TV and digital advertising strategies for the arts and Victorian Government sectors.
Director - Sustainable Communities
Justin is a heritage professional and project director who is committed to the conservation and promotion of our built and natural environments. From Sydney, Justin has 20 years experience working within cultural, heritage and tourism management, including ten years in NSW Government. Most recently he completed restoration, fit-out and development of ‘Deltroit Station’, a significant heritage property in the Riverina of NSW. He is the Chapter Chair of INTBAU Australia (International Network of Traditional Building Architecture and Urbanism) and for the past nine years has been a technical committee member for the National Trust Australia (NSW). Justin has also served in the Army Reserve with the Royal New South Wales Regiment.
Director - Young People
Dean is a social entrepreneur, strategist and storyteller with a passion for connecting our global community through education and inspiring others into action. He has led national and international organisations such as We, High Resolves and The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA). Dean is a Nexus Australia Outreach Ambassador and in his spare time, leads international volunteer trips that promote sustainable community development and connect people from different countries and cultures.
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