Jodie was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Department of the Chief Minister on 12 December 2016. Jodie had been acting in the position since the change of government in August 2016. Prior to that, Jodie was the Under Treasurer.
Jodie began her career with the Northern Territory Government in 1992 as a graduate. Since then, she has worked mainly in the Treasury, becoming Under Treasurer in July 2013 following a five month placement as Deputy CEO of the Department of the Chief Minister.
Jodie has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from the Northern Territory University (now Charles Darwin University) and is a Certified Practising Accountant. Jodie is a member of the Charles Darwin University Council, a Director of the NT Infrastructure Development Fund (NTIDF) and a Board Member of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG).