Her 17-year career spans the government, private, not-for-profit and university sectors; where she has designed and led innovative projects to enhance policy and service effectiveness, cohesion and inclusion in complex and dynamic areas. Her award-winning analysis, recommendations and facilitation are regularly sought and cited by government, peak bodies, academia and the media.
Before joining Nous, Bronwyn was director of research and development for an Australia ed-tech start-up, where she contributed to a doubling in the client base and quadrupling of institutional partnerships; while also leading the design and delivery of influential research projects, pilots and school improvement tools. Previously, she was a policy fellow at the Mitchell Institute, taught at the University of Melbourne, and was chief of staff to a federal member of parliament. Her extensive publication and presentation output include the chapters on education policy for Social Policy in Australia ( 2014 and 2020), television interviews and presentations to the Forum of Federations.
Bronwyn holds a PhD in Political Science and Education and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Melbourne and a degree in public administration and international relations from Sciences Po. She is also an honorary fellow at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, a co-convenor of the Australian Policy Studies Network and a Bushcare volunteer and has held representative positions on multiple university and community committees.
Bronwyn loves mucking about with her school-aged kids, reading, hiking, and learning the ukulele.