Courtney brings a wide variety of professional experience to 89 Degrees East. Previous roles include Policy Advisor in government departments and Ministerial offices, Director of Communications, Policy and Public Affairs at the Museum of Contemporary Art, and Managing Director of the Australia-ASEAN Chamber of Commerce.
Her career highlight to date was as Founder and General Manager of the Australian Fashion Council. Courtney took the Council from obscurity to an industry leader, and also started a program that took Australian designers to New York, Paris and London.
Another team member fond of the outdoors, Courtney loves surfing, spending time at the beach and travelling. She’s also into ceramics, cooking, and hosting dinner parties with good people.
She also wishes she had Captain Planet’s ability to heal the earth, which she would put to good use to reverse the effects of climate change.