Her experience includes co-designing pilot projects to test commercial and audience strategies in the media industry. She also has experience using vast datasets to build user-friendly digital tools that capture policy insights creatively. Bonnie has more than seven years of experience in project management across the public policy and not-for-profit sectors, from project design and strategy, to operationalisation and impact evaluation.
Before joining Nous, Bonnie was the business development lead and project manager for more than 100 grant projects at a journalism funding institute with the aim of supporting quality journalism in Australia and Asia.
Prior to this, Bonnie was a research fellow and public commentator at the Lowy Institute, an independent foreign policy think tank. Bonnie co-authored the Asia Power Index and the Global Diplomacy Index, providing data-driven policy advice to senior policymakers.
Bonnie has written op-eds and provided commentary for the Australian Financial Review, The Australian, Foreign Affairs, Financial Times and The Diplomat. Bonnie was named one of 10 Next Generation Leaders by the University of Sydney’s United States Studies Centre and one of 25 Young Women to Watch by Young Australians in International Affairs.
Bonnie enjoys getting her nature fix from coastal runs and exploring new walks with her dog Ferdinand. She spends her weekends visiting galleries, art fairs and film festivals, watching documentaries and cooking.