I am a higher education specialist with experience in international strategy and commercial bid development; market research; Asian and European cultural protocols and communications, as well as relationship stewardship and contractual negotiation with multiple international industry and higher education partners. The University of Melbourne, I manage joint postgraduate programmes with German partners and recently supported the expansion of a unique blended curriculum programme in India. My key skills include expertise in international strategy and commercial bid development, international higher education market research, Asian and European cultural protocols and communications, as well as relationship stewardship and contractual negotiation with multiple international industry and higher education partners. At the University I have also coordinated 300 official visits to the University by high-level international delegations such as the President of Croatia; Vice Chancellors from the China C9; leadership from the UN; the Chief Executive of Hong Kong; as well as the CEO of Microsoft. At the Parliament of Victoria, I managed and designed the 57th Parliamentary Handbook, as well as the commission of the Parliamentary Portrait of the Hon. John Brumby. I also have 7 years experience in the Melbourne cultural sector managing a commercial gallery and in prestigious institutions such as Museum Victoria, National Gallery of Victoria and the Australia Centre for the Moving Image in support of research, exhibitions as well as cultural bequests and donations.