She has particular expertise across the human services, health, justice and skills sectors. She has worked in government at federal and state levels and is skilled at operating in complex policy environments and working collaboratively with clients and stakeholders.
Before joining Nous, Kendra worked for the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services on child and family services system reform. Prior to that, she worked for the Australian Department of Social Services for seven years, where she contributed to the development and implementation of the NDIS and co-drafted a National Quality and Safeguarding Framework. She also acted as Senior Policy Adviser to a Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers.
Kendra holds a Master of Arts (European politics and culture) from the University of Strasbourg and Uppsala University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the Australian National University.
Kendra loves hiking, cycling, kayaking, camping and exploring the Northern Territory.