Jacqui Allen EMPA10 + EFP18

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  • Category: Alumni Advisory Council
  • Job Title: Deputy Secretary, Cultural and Tourism Industry Development
  • Organisation: Tasmanian Department of State Growth
  • Country: Australia

Jacqui is a highly experienced public servant with a background in funding program management, capital planning, strategic policy, and program implementation. She has extensive public sector experience, occupying roles from Project Officer to Ministerial Advisor and Senior Executive, coupled with governance experience in the Not-for-Profit sector.

She commenced her career in Western Australia and has a long history in the arts and cultural space working in strategic leadership, advisory and senior management roles.

Jacqui currently leads the Cultural and Tourism Development Division in the Department of State Growth advancing the State’s Cultural Development agenda comprising Arts Tasmania, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Screen Tasmania; and Visitor Economy Strategy comprising Events Tasmania and Tourism and Hospitality Supply-Side Support.

She has a Bachelor of Arts from Edith Cowan University (WA Academy of Performing Arts), a Postgraduate Diploma of Business from Curtin University, and completed ANZSOG’s Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) in 2010 and Executive Fellows Program (EFP) in 2018.

Read more about Jacqui’s ANZSOG journey here